Cross Sectoral Group - Request for submissions

An Interdepartmental Group has recently been established by Mr. Alan Shatter TD, Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Mr James Reilly TD, Minister for Health and Ms. Kathleen Lynch, TD Minister of State with special responsibility for Mental Health at the Department of Health, to examine issues relating to people with mental illness or a mental disorder interacting with the criminal justice system and its agencies.

Submissions are now being sought to assist the Group identify the key issues and make recommendations on the interaction between the mentally ill and the criminal justice system.  Cross Sectoral Group - Request for Submissions (PDF-23KB)