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- 15/05/2013 Report from the Garda Professional Standards Unit on its examination of the processes and systems in place to deal with the cancellation of Fixed Charge Notices
On the 30th November 2012, the Garda Commissioner directed the Garda Professional Standards Unit (GPSU) to carry out an “Examination of the processes and systems in place to deal with cancellation of Fixed Charge Processing System notices by Superintendents and Inspectors acting in that capacity”.
- 15/05/2013 Report on Allegations of Irregularities in the Operation of the Fixed Charge Processing System (FCPS)
Examination of correspondence received from the Department of Justice & Equality on the 19th October 2012 concerning allegations of irregularities in the operation of the Fixed Charge Processing System (FCPS).
- 08/05/2013 Probation Service Annual Report 2012
The Probation Service is an agency of the Department of Justice and Equality committed to working to achieve the high level objectives and policy goals of the Department in working for safer communities.
- 08/05/2013 Irish Prison Service Annual Report 2012
The Irish Prison Service continued to work closely with the Inspector of Prisons in 2012 to implement as many of his recommendations as practicable. Following the Inspector of Prisons’ report in March 2012, regarding the introduction of a new prisoner complaints model for the Irish Prison Service which meets best practice and our international obligations in this regard, a new complaints model is being introduced in the Irish Prison Service on a phased basis.
- 08/05/2013 Joint Irish Prison Service & Probation Service Strategic Plan 2013-2015
Ensure better co-ordination between the Irish Prison Service and the Probation Service to create an integrated offender management programme. The Irish Prison Service and Probation Service will develop a multiagency approach to offender management and rehabilitation from pre to post imprisonment in order to reduce re-offending and improve prisoner outcomes.
- 07/05/2013 Castlerea Prison Visiting Committee Annual Report 2012
The Committee meet each month on the first Thursday of the month. The meetings were well attended. Visits were undertaken by two members of the committee who were nominated monthly. They conducted detailed and comprehensive tours of the prison.
- 07/05/2013 Cloverhill Visiting Committee Annual Report 2012
Committee members meet every second Thursday of each Month. There are seven members and every meeting is usually full attendance. Two members meet with prisoners who have requested consultation and report back to the committee with there concerns. They also meet with staff and tour the prison regularly talking to prisoners. Discussions are also held with professional and non professional staff in the prison.
- 07/05/2013 Dóchás Centre Visiting Committe Annual Report 2012
The committee individually and collectively made several frequent unannounced visits at various times throughout the year. This was very beneficial in observing the operations of the Centre and assessing the needs of the women, their environment, the general atmosphere and the women’s residential accommodation.
- 26/04/2013 Criminal Assets Bureau Annual Report 2011
This report outlines the activities of the Criminal Assets Bureau during the course of 2011 in the pursuit of its statutory remit, detailing actions brought by the Bureau under the proceeds of crime, revenue and social welfare legislation in successfully targeting the suspected proceeds of criminal conduct.
- 26/04/2013 Transfer of Sentenced Persons Annual Report 2012
Report by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Mr Alan Shatter, T.D., to the Houses of the Oireachtas on the Operation of the Transfer of Sentenced Persons Acts, 1995 and 1997 for the period 1 January, 2012 – 31 December, 2012 (In accordance with Section 11 of the Act).