Joint Committee on Justice and Equality

Traditionally, the Justice and Equality Committee has been a forum for Oireachtas members from all parties and none to have a meaningful input into key legislation and policy areas which have real significance.

It plays a major role in considering policy in the fields of justice, security, the rule of law and equality to ensure that Irish society is safe, secure, just, open-minded and impartial.

What's on this week

The Select Committee will meet in Public Session at 1.30 p.m. on Tuesday the 23rd of January 2018 in CR2 LH2000 to resume consideration of the Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017 [Minister for Justice and Equality]

The Joint Committee will meet in Public Session at 9.00 a.m. on Wednesday the 24th of January 2018 in CR2 LH2000 to undertake detailed scrutiny of the Equality (Miscellaneous Provision) Bill 2017, a Private Members Bill with the Equality and Rights Alliance and IBEC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                               

 

 

News from the Committee

16 January 18
Justice & Equality Committee to discuss opt-in motion in relation to European Union Directive 2013/33/EU

6 December 17
Justice & Equality Committee to meet Acting Garda Commissioner on Garda issues

5 December 17
Justice & Equality Committee to consider functioning of Dept of Justice & Equality

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