Research Papers 2015

Synopsis: Below you will find a list of Committee for Justice research papers published during 2015.

Fine Collection and Enforcement Mechanisms: Supplementary Information

- Date: 14/08/2015

This paper has been produced in response to a research request by the Committee for Justice for additional information to supplement research paper NIAR49-2015, entitled " Fine Collection and Enforcement Mechanisms".

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Fine Collection and Enforcement Mechanisms

- Date: 12/03/2015

This paper has been produced in response to a research request by the Committee for Justice to explore comparative information on fine collection and enforcement systems in a number of jurisdictions including England, Wales, Scotland, the Republic of Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

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Mental Capacity Bill: DoJ’s Recurring Costs (Paper 5 of 5)

- Date: 20/10/2015

To facilitate Assembly consideration of the costs arising from the Mental Capacity Bill, this Briefing Paper is the fifth in a five-part series produced by RaISe’s Public Finance Scrutiny Unit (PFSU). The Paper examines the estimates that the Department of Justice (DoJ) produced for its ongoing or ‘recurring’ costs under the Bill.

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Mental Capacity Bill: DHSSPS’s Recurring Costs (Paper 4 of 5)

- Date: 20/10/2015

To facilitate Assembly consideration of the costs arising from the Mental Capacity Bill, this Briefing Paper is the fourth in a five-part series produced by RaISe’s Public Finance Scrutiny Unit (PFSU). The Paper examines the estimates that the Department of Health Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) produced for its ongoing or ‘recurring’ costs under the Bill.

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Mental Capacity Bill: Deprivation of Liberty Assessment Costs (Paper 3 of 5)

- Date: 20/10/2015

To facilitate Assembly consideration of the costs arising from the Mental Capacity Bill (the Bill), this Briefing Paper is the third in a five-part series produced by RaISe’s Public Finance Scrutiny Unit (PFSU). It examines costs that the Department of Health Social Services and Public Safety estimates for the ‘Deprivation of Liberty’ assessments proposed under the Bill.

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Mental Capacity Bill:Training Costs (Paper 2 of 5)

- Date: 20/10/2015

On 8 June 2015 the Mental Capacity Bill (the Bill) was introduced in the Assembly. To facilitate Assembly consideration of the costs arising from the Bill, this Briefing Paper is the second in a five-part series produced by RaISe’s Public Finance Scrutiny Unit (PFSU). The Paper examines the costs that the Department of Health Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) and the Department of Justice (DoJ) have estimated for staff training relating to the Bill.

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Mental Capacity Bill: Assessing the Costs (Paper 1 of 5)

- Date: 20/10/2015

On 8 June 2015 the Mental Capacity Bill (the Bill) was introduced in the Assembly. To facilitate Assembly consideration of the costs arising from the Bill, this Briefing Paper is the first in a five-part series produced by RaISe’s Public Finance Scrutiny Unit (PFSU). The Paper provides a framework to orientate financial scrutiny of the Bill.

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Attorney General’s proposed amendment to the Justice Bill

- Date: 18/02/2015

This paper has been produced in response to a research request by the Committee for Justice on whether the Attorney General in other jurisdictions (England and Wales, Scotland and the Republic of Ireland) have an equivalent power to that of the AGNI under the Coroners Act 1959 and whether they have a statutory power to obtain papers.

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