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Sentencing Research - Publication of Report

22 December 2022

Judicial Council Act 2019 - Commencement of the remaining sections

03 October 2022

The Judicial Council Annual Report 2021

02 September 2022

Judicial Council Meeting 4th February 2022

Adoption of guidelines in relation to judicial conduct and ethics

04 February 2022

Anglophone-Germanophone Judicial Conference

The 12th Anglophone-Germanophone Judicial Conference for International Family Law was hosted, online, by the Judicial Council in Ireland. Over 45 family law judges and family law experts from Ireland, Austria, Germany, Switzerland and the United Kingdom (England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland), attended over the 2-day conference. Click for further information.

18 October 2021

The Judicial Council Annual Report 2020

The Minister for Justice launched the Annual Report of the Judicial Council for 2020.

20 July 2021
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Personal Injuries Guidelines adopted by the Judicial Council

The Judicial Council met today, 6th March 2021, and adopted Personal Injuries Guidelines.

06 March 2021

Personal Injuries Guidelines Committee

Draft Personal Injuries Guidelines: The Personal Injuries Guidelines Committee has submitted to the Board of the Judicial Council the first draft of personal injuries guidelines prepared by the Committee pursuant to Section 18 (4), as amended, of the Judicial Council Act 2019.

09 December 2020
Comhairle na mBreithiúna The Judicial Council

Statement, Report and Appendices - Review By Ms Justice Denham

The key functions of the Judicial Council include promoting and maintaining public confidence in the judiciary and the administration of justice. In light of the exceptional circumstances of the particular situation considered in the Review, and given public concern, the Board of the Judicial Council decided to give an indemnity to Ms Justice Denham in respect of her work in carrying out the Review in relation to her legal expenses and any litigation which may ensue.

01 October 2020

Business of all Statutory Committees commenced

The functions of the Judicial Council will be realised through a number of statutory Committees. The first meetings of the final Committees to be established were held on the 27th and 28th of July 2020 and marked the completion of this first phase in the development of the Council. All of the Committees have met their respective statutory deadlines for establishment and first meetings.

29 July 2020