Press releases relating to issues under the remit of the Department are listed chronologically below. For ease of reference, they are also sorted by theme as follows:

Courts Policy/Legal Services
Crime & Law Enforcement
Equality/Disability
Financial Shared Services
Garda & Policing
Immigration/Asylum
Legislation, Law Reform & EU
Northern Ireland
Other regulatory functions
Prisons & Probation
Youth Justice, Children & Family

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17/04/2012
Address by Alan Shatter TD Minister for Justice, Equality & Defence To the Annual Conference of the Garda Representative Association - Tuesday 17th April 2012 The Sheraton Hotel, Athlone
17/04/2012
Minister Shatter to prepare legislation to exchange criminal records data with other countries
08/04/2012
Statement on white collar crime by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence
04/04/2012
Minister Shatter establishes new Property Services Regulatory Authority
02/04/2012
Publication of the report of the Inspector of Prisons' Inspection of Arbour Hill Prison and the report of the Arbour Hill Prison Visiting Committee 2011.
30/03/2012
Publication by Central Statistics Office of Recorded Crime Statistics for 2011
28/03/2012
Shatter Statement on Loughan House Report
28/03/2012
Government approves drafting of the Criminal Justice (Search Powers) Bill
28/03/2012
Launch of Disability Impact guidelines
27/03/2012
Government welcomes 3rd round compliance report of the Council of Europe Group of States Against Corruption (GRECO) on Ireland