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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16/04/2013
Minister Shatter publishes Criminal Law (Human Trafficking) (Amendment) Bill 2013
16/04/2013
Appointment of members designate of new Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission
15/04/2013
Minister Shatter welcomes publication by European Commission of Information Booklet on ‘The EU Rights of Victims of Trafficking in Human Beings’.
14/04/2013
Judicial independence a crucial and fundamental constitutional principle - Statement by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter TD
14/04/2013
Minister welcomes consideration given by the Constitutional Convention to the issue of civil marriage for same sex couples
09/04/2013
Irish Presidency welcomes the launch of SIS II
08/04/2013
Statement by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter, T. D. on the occasion of International Roma Day 8th April 2013
04/04/2013
Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence Alan Shatter T.D. responds to today's Press Release from the Teacher's Union of Ireland to the National Vetting Bill (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012
28/03/2013
REMINDER: CLOCKS GO FORWARD WEEKEND OF 30-31 MARCH 2013
28/03/2013
Publication by Central Statistics Office of Recorded Crime Statistics for 2012