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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04/10/2011
Minister Shatter secures Government approval for publication of the new Legal Services Regulation Bill
02/10/2011
Commencement of Criminal Justice (Community Service) (Amendment) Act 2011
22/09/2011
Minister Shatter welcomes passing of Judicial Pay Referendum Bill by Dáil and Seanad
21/09/2011
Minister Shatter announces the preparation of a new Bill on Gambling
12/09/2011
Minister Shatter publishes 2010 Report on the Garda Diversion Programme and announces appointments to the Programme’s Monitoring Committee
09/09/2011
Government to establish a new enhanced Human Rights and Equality Commission - Shatter
01/09/2011
Shatter Statement on possible retirements in An Garda Síochána in accordance with the EU/IMF agreement
30/08/2011
Statement on behalf of Minister Frances Fitzgerald and Minister Alan Shatter
25/08/2011
Publication of Irish Prison Service Annual Report 2010
12/08/2011
Irish appointments to the Council of Europe’s European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) and Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT)