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#suspended sentences

# suspended-sentences - Monday 31 August, 2020

Use of suspended sentences for sexual offences decreased over last decade

White-collar crimes and child offenders were given particular consideration in a new report from the Law Reform Commission.

# suspended-sentences - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

The use of suspended sentences by Irish courts is up for debate

The Law Reform Commission is seeking views on their use.

# suspended-sentences - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Sentencing of inmate who assaulted three prison officers suspended over Section 99 problems

The case will not be heard until a recent High Court decision on activation of suspended sentences has been clarified.

# suspended-sentences - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

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

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

# suspended-sentences - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Irish law around suspended sentences ruled unconstitutional

It means emergency legislation will likely be required.