Judicial Council

Judicial Council moves forward with signing of first commencement order

A major milestone in the establishment of the Judicial Council was reached yesterday as Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan signed the first commencement order related to the body.

Published 10 September 2019

Judicial Council to be established by end of year after landmark bill passed

The proposed Judicial Council is set to be established by the end of the year following the passing of the landmark Judicial Council Bill by the Oireachtas yesterday.

Published 10 July 2019

Judicial Council Bill expected to clear Oireachtas today

The Judicial Council Bill is expected to clear the Oireachtas today after it returns to the Seanad for a final vote.

Published 9 July 2019

Personal injury guidelines committee to be established through legislation

A statutory committee of judges will draw up guidelines on personal injury pay-outs under plans approved by the Cabinet yesterday.

Published 22 May 2019

Proposals for judicial declaration of interests under consideration

Proposals to require judges to publish a declaration of interests are under consideration by the Cabinet.

Published 22 May 2019

Judicial misconduct hearings to be held in public under Government plans

Hearings into alleged judicial misconduct will be heard in public under Government proposals to be considered in the Oireachtas.

Published 1 April 2019