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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26/01/2013
Statement by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Mr. Alan Shatter, T.D. on the fatal shooting of a member of An Garda Síochána
24/01/2013
Minister Shatter publishes Inspector of Prisons Report into the circumstances surrounding the death of Shane Rogers at Cloverhill Courthouse Complex
23/01/2013
Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence consults on plans to bring the Charities Act into force
22/01/2013
Minister Shatter presents Presidency priorities in the JHA area to European Parliament
22/01/2013
Minister Shatter announces amendments to the Prison Rules to support new prisoner complaint procedures, and the publication of the St Patrick’s Visiting Committee Report for 2011
21/01/2013
Minister Shatter publishes the Annual Report of the Committee appointed to monitor the effectiveness of the Garda Diversion Programme 2011
18/01/2013
Data Protection reform and cross-border Insolvency law prioritised by EU Ministers
17/01/2013
Shatter signs Bilateral Agreement on cooperation between Ireland and Romania in combating serious crime
17/01/2013
EU Ministers pledge to continue to push for strong action to tackle terrorism and organised crime
15/01/2013
Government approves new powers for the Courts in Personal Injury cases