Joint Committee on Justice and Equality Publish report on Spent Convictions

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Justice and Equality held a public hearing in July 2019 on the issue of spent convictions. The Joint Committee explored the potential for reform broadly, with Senator Lynn Ruane’s Criminal Justice (Rehabilitative Periods) Bill 2018, which seeks to expand spent convictions legislation in Ireland and is now (20th Nov 2019) at the Report Stage, forming a large part of the context of the report. Read the full report here:

https://data.oireachtas.ie/ie/oireachtas/committee/dail/32/joint_committee_on_justice_and_equality/reports/2019/2019-10-22_report-on-spent-convictions_en.pdf

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