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

Press releases

30 Nov 2020, 13.20

Select Committee on Justice to consider Committee Stage of Harassment, Harmful Communications and Related Offences Bill 2017

25 Nov 2020, 12.29

Joint Committee on Justice invites written submissions on Dying with Dignity Bill 2020

22 Oct 2020, 15.16

Joint Committee on Justice recommends Pre-Legislative Scrutiny on Personal Insolvency (Amendment) (No 1) Bill is waived to avoid any delays

Recent videos

Tue, 2 Mar 2021

Committee on Justice

Topic: Committee Stage consideration of the Criminal Procedure Bill 2021

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Tue, 23 Feb 2021

Committee on Justice

Topic: Committee Stage consideration of the Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) (Amendment) Bill 2020

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Tue, 1 Dec 2020

Committee on Justice

Topic: Committee Stage consideration of the Harassment, Harmful Communications and Related Offences Bill 2017

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Recent documents

Tue, 17 Nov

Opening statement, Deputy Helen McEntee, Minster for Justice, Department of Justice

Opening statement, Deputy Helen McEntee, Minster for Justice, Department of Justice (PDF)

Tue, 6 Oct

Opening statement, Helen McEntee T.D., Minister, Department of Justice

Opening statement, Helen McEntee T.D., Minister, Department of Justice (PDF)

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

Robert Kennedy-Cochrane

(01) 618 4149

(085) 870 7436

robert.kennedy-cochrane@oireachtas.ie