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 Joint Committee will meet in Public Session on Wednesday 18th January in CR2 LH2000 at 9.00 a.m. on the following:

 9.00 a.m.:

 (i) Discussion with the Chairman Designate of the Legal Aid Board.
    [Mr. Philip O’Leary] 





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