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Statement by Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan, on the occasion of the first meeting of the Judicial Council

2020-05-07T13:44:01+01:00February 7th, 2020|

Statement by Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan, on the occasion of the first meeting of the Judicial Council7 February, 2020“I very much welcome the first meeting of the Judicial Council this afternoon, an historic occasion that is over 20 years in the making.“The Council will be responsible for a number of very important judicial [...]

Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI)

2020-06-02T18:55:12+01:00January 23rd, 2020|

Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2019 was published on 23 January 2020. Ireland’s ranking of 18 out of 180 countries is a solid indication of how clean the country is considered to be when examined through the lens of perceived levels of public corruption.

Minister Flanagan announces the formal establishment of the Judicial Council

2020-05-06T18:55:38+01:00December 17th, 2019|

Minister Flanagan announces the formal establishment of the Judicial Council Minister hails historic day for the Irish judiciary Commencement order is signed at the Four Courts in the presence of the Chief Justice Dec 17 2019 The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, has signed the commencement order for the Judicial Council Act, [...]

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) phase 1bis evaluation on the Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act 2018

2020-05-07T13:29:18+01:00October 11th, 2019|

In October 2019, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) conducted a phase 1bis evaluation on the Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act 2018 to assess its conformity with the Convention on Combating the Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions. While this evaluation was solely focused on the legislation, there will be [...]

Speech by Minister Flanagan to International Fraud Prevention Conference May 17th RDS

2020-05-06T18:48:47+01:00May 17th, 2019|

Speech by Minister Flanagan to International Fraud Prevention Conference May 17th RDS Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. I am very pleased and honoured to open this conference on International Fraud Prevention, and I thank the organisers for inviting me to be here today. You are all most welcome, and I know that your valuable contributions [...]

Review of anti-fraud and anti-corruption structures and procedures – public consultation

2020-05-07T13:27:25+01:00March 13th, 2019|

In November 2017, the Government published a suite of measures aimed at enhancing corporate governance, increasing transparency and strengthening Ireland’s response to White Collar Crime. Among these measures was a commitment to review Ireland’s anti-corruption and anti-fraud structures and procedures in criminal law enforcement. The review will assess the extent to which the various State [...]

Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Bill 2019 approved

2020-05-06T18:53:42+01:00January 3rd, 2019|

Cabinet approves Minister Flanagan’s proposed new legislation to tackle Money Laundering Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Bill 2019 approved today 03 January 2019 The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan T.D., has today received Cabinet approval for the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Bill 2019. The Bill transposes [...]

Minister Flanagan announces commencement of Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act 2018

2020-05-07T13:26:19+01:00July 30th, 2018|

New anti-corruption Act comes into force today Companies who fail to prevent corruption may face unlimited fines under new law New anti-corruption law creates new offences and tougher penalties The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan, today announced that the Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act 2018 has come into force. [...]