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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30/01/2014
Minister Shatter publishes General Scheme of Children and Family Relationships Bill for consultation
29/01/2014
Minister Shatter announces that increases in the monetary jurisdiction of the Circuit Court and District Court will come into force on 3 February
27/01/2014
Statement by the Minister for Justice, Equality & Defence, Alan Shatter, T.D., on penalty points
24/01/2014
Press Release: Appointments to the Board of the Charities Regulatory Authority
17/01/2014
Minister Shatter to Establish Charities Regulatory Authority by Easter this year
16/01/2014
€35 Million Contract for construction of the new Cork Prison signed by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence
14/01/2014
Report of the Expert Group on Repossessions
12/01/2014
Minister Shatter announces the coming into operation of reforms to the in camera rule in family law and childcare proceedings
12/01/2014
Minister Shatter announces increase in limit for mental distress awards in fatal injury cases
07/01/2014
Minister Shatter encouraged by response to Garda Recruitment Campaign