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Justice, Defence and Equality

Traditionally, the Justice, Defence 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, equality, defence and immigration to ensure that Irish society is safe, secure, just, open-minded and impartial.

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Have your say: Justice Committee seeks public submissions on Bail Bill

The Committee is inviting submissions from interested groups and individuals on:

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What's on this week

There will be no meeting of the Joint Committee this week.



News from the Committee

15 December 15
Justice Committee to meet with Garda Inspectorate & Parole Board

10 December 15
Justice Sub-Committee launches Report on review of the Charities Act 2009

10 December 15
Justice Committee launches report on abolishing mandatory retirement age


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  • 16 October 2014: Justice Committee launches report on hearings on domestic and sexual violence
    Marcella Corcoran Kennedy TD and Anne Ferris TD launch Justice Committee report on hearings on domestic and sexual violence.

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