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#section 99 problems

# section-99-problems - Friday 22 April, 2016

Emergency legislation on the way after suspended sentence confusion
# Section 99 Problems
# Section 99 Problems

Emergency legislation on the way after suspended sentence confusion

Apr 22nd 2016, 7:23 PM 9,049 Views 21 Comments

Tonight, the Department of Justice confirmed that emergency legislation is needed and will be brought before the Dáil next week.

# section-99-problems - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Man who mugged student freed from custody amid suspended sentence law confusion
# Section 99 Problems
# Section 99 Problems

Man who mugged student freed from custody amid suspended sentence law confusion

Apr 20th 2016, 1:23 PM 17,088 Views 0 Comments

Officials at the Department of Justice are discussing the ramifications of the ruling with the Attorney General.

Dáil can act "very quickly" to fix Section 99 problems, minister insists
# Suspended Sentences
# Suspended Sentences

Dáil can act "very quickly" to fix Section 99 problems, minister insists

Apr 20th 2016, 11:34 AM 9,732 Views 30 Comments

It follows a High Court ruling yesterday concerning the law governing suspended sentences.

# section-99-problems - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Irish law around suspended sentences ruled unconstitutional
# Section 99 Problems
# Section 99 Problems

Irish law around suspended sentences ruled unconstitutional

Apr 19th 2016, 10:48 PM 47,477 Views 68 Comments

It means emergency legislation will likely be required.