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 on Wednesday 22nd February in CR2 LH2000 at 9.00 a.m. to consider the following:

9.00 a.m.:

1. Criminal Justice (Suspended Sentences of Imprisonment) Bill 2016 [Seanad]; and

2. Criminal Justice (Offences Relating to Information Systems) Bill 2016


News from the Committee

14 February 17
Justice & Equality Committee to carry out scrutiny of Bills

7 February 17
Justice & Equality Committee to hear from Irish Penal Reform Trust

31 January 17
Justice & Equality Committee to discuss EU legislation

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