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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04/05/2012
Mr Alan Shatter, T.D., Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Announces the Publication of the Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions) Bill 2012
02/05/2012
Minister Shatter publishes Annual Report of the Inspector of Prisons
27/04/2012
Minister Shatter releases figures on applications dealt with by the Central Authority for Child Abduction in 2011
27/04/2012
Minister Shatter calls for the support of European colleagues in strengthening the European framework targeting the proceeds of crime
25/04/2012
Minister Shatter announces publication of Bill to further strengthen child protection
25/04/2012
Minister Shatter announces streamlined immigration arrangements for cruise liners for 2012 season
20/04/2012
Minister Shatter T.D. publishes the reports of the Cloverhill Prison, Cork Prison, Mountjoy Prison and Wheatfield Prison Visiting Committees
20/04/2012
Minister Shatter welcomes Working Group Report on the establishment of the new, enhanced Human Rights and Equality Commission
19/04/2012
Minister Shatter announces independent investigation of all prisoner deaths
18/04/2012
Minister of State Kathleen Lynch, T.D., addresses second Equality for Women awards ceremony in Mayo Abbey, Co. Mayo.