Strategic review of penal policy request for submissions (February 2013)

A Working Group to conduct a strategic review of penal policy has been established by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Mr. Alan Shatter, T.D.

The Working Group would welcome submissions (in writing or by e-mail) from any interested person, organisation or group to assist it with its task. In particular, views are sought from those who have had contact with the criminal justice system, including victims of crime, offenders and practitioners. The terms of reference of the Group are available online at or a hard copy may be ordered from the address below or by calling 01 476 8652.

Closing date for written submissions is Thursday, 28 February 2013.

Working Group on Penal Policy

Department of Justice and Equality

Montague Court – 3rd floor

7-11 Montague Street

Dublin 2


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