Press Releases

Here you can browse the press releases of the Committee for Justice. Press releases of the Committee will be published on this page as soon as they are approved and released by the Committee.


Committee highlights opportunities for collaboration and innovation in the justice system

The Committee for Justice today will debate its report on Justice in the 21st Century in the Assembly. The report was the outcome of a 12 month programme of engagement and collaboration with the criminal justice sector, including the judiciary, legal profession and voluntary and community organisations.

Reference: JUS 04/15/16



Committee Motion Highlights Crime against Local Businesses

The Committee for Justice has called on the Minister of Justice to work with the PSNI to address business crime and its effects on the local business community in Northern Ireland.

Reference: JUS 03/15/16



Justice Committee hosts discussion on Review of Efficiency in criminal proceedings

The Northern Ireland Assembly Justice Committee today hosted an event to discuss a recent report into the efficiency in criminal proceedings in England and Wales. The author of the report, the Rt Hon Sir Brian Leveson, President of the Queen’s Bench spoke to members of the Committee and invited guests about the report’s findings and the lessons that Northern Ireland can learn from it.

Reference: JUS 02/15/16



Committee to host Digital Justice Conference

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Justice will host a ‘Justice in the Digital Age’ conference on 15 October in W5, starting at 2.00pm.



Committee highlights crime against local businesses

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Justice today held a stakeholder meeting involving a number of business organisations and the PSNI to discuss business crime and its effects on local businesses in Northern Ireland. 

Reference: JUS 02/14/15



Committee Seminar Focuses on Innovation in the Criminal Justice System

The Assembly Committee for Justice has hosted the first in a series of seminars focusing on the development of innovative approaches and concepts to improve the criminal justice system in Northern Ireland.

Reference: JUS 01/14/15



Justice Committee to hear from the Lord Chief Justice

The Justice Committee will be briefed by the Lord Chief Justice at its meeting on Wednesday, 4 June.



Assembly Committees Make Joint Visit to UK City of Culture

Five Northern Ireland Assembly Committees are to visit the City of Culture on Wednesday 2 and Thursday 3 October 2013. The Committees will hold a series of meetings, visits and events across the City



Assembly Committees to visit the Sexual Assault Referral Centre, Antrim

On Wednesday, 8 May 2013, the Committees for Health and Justice will visit the Sexual Assault Referral Centre in Antrim.



Lord Chief Justice to brief the Justice Committee

On Thursday, 2 May 2013, the Lord Chief Justice, Declan Morgan, will brief the Justice Committee.


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