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 5th October in CR2 LH2000 at 9.00 a.m. on the following:

            9.00 a.m.:

(i) Mid-Year Review of Estimates for the Justice and Equality vote group [Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality]

(ii) Briefing on the recent UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants [Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality]


(iii) Motion re Proposal for a Council Regulation on jurisdiction, the recognition and enforcement of decisions in matrimonial matters and the matters of parental responsibility, and on international child abduction (recast) [Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality]

(iv)      Motion re Appointment of Member to the Legal Services Regulatory     Authority [Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality]

News from the Committee

27 September 16
Justice & Equality Committee to hear from Chairperson of Policing Authority

20 September 16
Garda Siochána Ombudsman Commission to appear before Justice & Equality Committee

13 September 16
Justice & Equality Committee to meet Chair Designate of the Charities Appeals Tribunal

 

 

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