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Last Updated - 19 June 2017, 12:08

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The committee shadows the Department of Justice and Equality and considers policy in the fields of justice, security, the rule of law and equality to ensure that Irish society is safe, secure, just, open-minded and impartial.

Date established: 16 Jun 2016

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Report on the Recognition of Traveller Ethnicity

Joint Committee on Justice and Equality Report on the Recognition of Traveller Ethnicity January 2017.

Press releases

20 Jun 2017, 14.00

Justice & Equality Committee resumes consideration of General Scheme of Data Protection Bill 2017

13 Jun 2017, 11.00

Justice & Equality Committee to consider General Scheme of Data Protection Bill 2017

23 May 2017, 10.00

Justice & Equality Committee to consider Parole Bill 2016

Recent videos

Justice and Equality JC

Wed, 21 Jun 2017

Committee on Justice and Equality

Pre-legislative scrutiny of the General Scheme of Data Protection Bill 2017

Justice and Equality JC

Wed, 31 May 2017

Committee on Justice and Equality

Motions re the participation of Ireland in two measures pursuant to Protocol 21 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union in the civil justice area

Justice and Equality SC

Wed, 24 May 2017

Committee on Justice and Equality

Parole Bill 2016 [PMB]
In attendance: Jim O'Callaghan T.D.

Recent debates

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Joint Committee

Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Joint Committee

Messages to Dáil and Seanad

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Select Committee

Business of Select Committee

Recent documents

Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017

Correspondence, Garda Commissioner Response

Wednesday, 05 Apr 2017

Correspondence, Garda Commissioner Request

Recent reports

Monday, 06 Mar 2017

Final Report on COM(2016)723

Thursday, 26 Jan 2017

Report on the Recognition of Traveller Ethnicity January 2017

Thursday, 15 Dec 2016

Report on Garda Oversight and Accountability December 2016

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Justice and Equality.

EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the areas of justice and equality is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Joint Committee on Justice and Equality
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Damian Byrne
(01) 618 3899
(076) 100 1755
justiceandequality@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer:
Ciaran Brennan
(01) 618 3903
(086) 0496518
ciaran.brennan@oireachtas.ie