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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30/06/2011
Statement by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Mr. Alan Shatter, T.D., relating to the Smithwick Tribunal
30/06/2011
Government launches Visa Waiver Programme in Jobs and Tourism Boost
29/06/2011
Minister Alan Shatter Launches Hotline.ie Service Annual Report
24/06/2011
Minister Shatter publishes Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2011
23/06/2011
Minister Shatter publishes draft Criminal Code prepared by the Criminal Law Codification Advisory Committee
22/06/2011
The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence welcomes Cabinet decision to opt into EU Directive on victims of crime and publishes the Fifth Annual Report of the Commission for the Support of Victims of Crime
21/06/2011
Statement by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence Mr. Alan Shatter T.D. on the Dáil motion regarding the Offences against the State (Amendment) Act 1998
21/06/2011
Statement by the Minister for Justice and Equality and Defence Mr. Alan Shatter T.D. on the Dáil motion regarding section 8 of the Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009
17/06/2011
Minister Alan Shatter signs European Communities (Maintenance) Regulation 2011 (S.I. No. 274/2011)
16/06/2011
Minister Shatter introduces major changes to citizenship application processing regime