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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 Ruaneā€™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