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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10/07/2013
Statement by Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter TD, on proposed UK 'block opt out' from pre-Lisbon Justice and Home Affairs measures
10/07/2013
Shatter announces plans to establish Independent Charities Regulator and publishes outcome of consultation on charities regulation
09/07/2013
Shatter publishes Bill to amend the Constitution to provide for Court of Appeal
08/07/2013
Statement by Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter TD, on judgement in the case of an application for a provisional arrest warrant in relation to Edward Snowden
05/07/2013
Criminal Law (Human Trafficking) (Amendment) Bill 2013 completes passage through Houses of the Oireachtas
05/07/2013
Shatter announces changes to Immigrant Investor Programme
04/07/2013
Minister Shatter welcomes success of Visa Waiver Programme
03/07/2013
Minister Shatter publishes Inspector of Prisons Annual Report for 2012; An Assessment of the Irish Prison System by the Inspector of Prisons and announces plans for the future use of St Patrick’s Institution
28/06/2013
Publication by Central Statistics Office of Recorded Crime Statistics, Quarter 1 2013 -Minister Shatter highlights continuing Garda successes in driving down crime by 8%
26/06/2013
Restorative Justice Scheme for former Magdalen Residents announced - Government accepts all recommendations of Quirke Report