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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14/07/2011
Criminal Justice (Legal Aid) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 and Enforcement of Court Orders (Legal Aid) (Amendment) Regulations 2011
13/07/2011
Joint statement by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Mr. Alan Shatter, T.D., and the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Ms. Frances Fitzgerald, T.D., on the publication of the Commission of Investigation Report into the Catholic Diocese of Cloyne
13/07/2011
Minister Shatter to prepare legislation to strengthen child protection
11/07/2011
Statement by Alan Shatter TD, Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence relating to Referendum on Judicial Salaries
05/07/2011
Minister Shatter gets Government approval to provide for whistleblower protections in the Criminal Justice Bill 2011
05/07/2011
The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence welcomes Cabinet decision to opt in to EU Proposal for a Regulation on Mutual Recognition of Protective Measures
04/07/2011
GOVERNMENT’S REPORT ON IRELAND'S HUMAN RIGHTS RECORD PUBLISHED
04/07/2011
Publication of the Final Report of the Independent Monitoring Commission report
04/07/2011
Minister Shatter publishes the Final Report of Independent International Commission on Decommissioning
01/07/2011
Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence welcomes report by the Smithwick Tribunal