Next meeting:

Last updated - 24 Sep 2021, 16.06

28 Sep 2021, 15.30

The Joint Committee on Justice will meet in Committee Room 1, LH2000.

The Committee shadows the Department of Justice and considers policy in the fields of justice, security and the rule of law to ensure that Irish society is safe, secure, just, open-minded and impartial.

Date established: 30 Jul 2020

House: 33rd Dáil, 26th Seanad

GDPR

Latest report

GDPR

The Committee has published a report on the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by the Data Protection Commission. The Committee invited written submissions from stakeholders with the aim of getting a balanced perspective on the issues regarding the enforcement of GDPR. The report contains a number of recommendations.

Press releases

27 Sep 2021, 18.47

Justice Committee to discuss Courts and Courthouses

21 Sep 2021, 11.29

Justice Committee commences pre-legislative scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Garda Síochána (Digital Recording) Bill 2021

13 Sep 2021, 15.52

Justice Committee to consider motion

Recent videos

Tue, 21 Sep 2021

Committee on Justice

Topic: Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Garda Síochána (Digital Recording) Bill 2021

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Tue, 14 Sep 2021

Committee on Justice

Topic: Motion on proposed approval by Dáil Éireann and Seanad Éireann of Regulation (EU) 2021/693 of the E177 and of the Council of 28 April 2021 establishing the Justice Programme and repealing Regulation (EU) No. 1382/2013

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Tue, 22 Jun 2021

Committee on Justice

Topic: Engagement with stakeholders on the topic of 'Civil Liberties during the Covid-19 Pandemic'

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Recent documents

Tue, 21 Sep

Opening statement, Bob Collins, Chairperson, The Policing Authority

Opening statement, Bob Collins, Chairperson, The Policing Authority ()

Tue, 21 Sep

Opening statement, Dale Sunderland, Deputy Commissioner, Data Protection Commission

Opening statement, Dale Sunderland, Deputy Commissioner, Data Protection Commission ()

Tue, 21 Sep

Opening statement, Doireann Ansbro, Head of Legal Policy, Irish Council for Civil Liberties

Opening statement, Doireann Ansbro, Head of Legal Policy, Irish Council for Civil Liberties ()

Recent reports

Thu, 22 Jul 2021

Report on meeting on 27th April 2021 on the topic of GDPR
Joint Committee on Justice Report on meeting on 27th April 2021 on the topic of GDPR

Wed, 21 Jul 2021

Report on Scrutiny of the Dying with Dignity Bill 2020 [PMB]
Joint Committee on Justice Report on Scrutiny of the Dying with Dignity Bill 2020 [PMB] July 2021

Wed, 7 Jul 2021

Report on Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Criminal Justice (Garda Síochána Operating Model) Bill
Joint Committee on Justice report on Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Criminal Justice (Garda Síochána Operating Model) Bill [33/JC/07]

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Justice.

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the areas of agriculture, food and the marine is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Committee on Justice
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee

Alan Guidon

(01) 618 3899

justice@oireachtas.ie

Press officer

Jason Kiernan

(01) 618 4486

(086) 701 5235

jason.kiernan@oireachtas.ie