Launch of Framework for the Inspection of Prisons in Ireland

On the 15 September 2020, the Minister for Justice and Equality, Helen McEntee TD, launched the Framework for the Inspection of Prisons in Ireland. Speaking at the launch, Minister McEntee stated “I know the Inspectorate is committed to undertaking a comprehensive and systemic programme of inspections of Ireland’s prisons – in an independent, transparent manner with a focus on improvement and prevention and I very much welcome and support this work. A key requirement of this commitment is the development of an Inspection Framework, and – with this in mind – I am delighted to launch this Framework”.

The press release is available here.

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