Department of Justice

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Our responsibilities

Justice and the law

Compensation, North-South co-operation and Access to Justice reports and policies.

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Legal aid

Information about the Legal Services Agency Northern Ireland, forms and guidance for legal professionals and guidance for members of the public.

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Prisons

The Northern Ireland Prison Service - read more about prison life, prison reform, the prison estate, management issues and family contact.

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Youth justice

Information on services, structures, profiles, managing youth offending and victims of crime.

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Forensic science

Information about the structure, services offered and specialist work undertaken by Forensic Science Northern Ireland

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Policing and community safety

Policies, strategies and legislation on criminal history disclosure, organised crime, policing and community safety.

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Statistics and research

Analytical Services Group (ASG) is the statistical and research team posted within the DoJ. Consisting of statisticians, on loan from the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) it provides an independent service to meet the research and statistical needs of the department. Further information about ASG can is available at ASG/about-us. 

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Courts and Tribunals

Welcome to the Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals webpages.In this section you will find information on the work of the NICTS including attending courts, paying fines, appealing a sentence, jury service and the tribunals.Information about the judiciary, judicial decisions and other specific judicial matters can be found on the Judiciary NI website

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Our documents

Consultations

Publications

Journey So Far

Published: 11 December 2019

NIVAWS privacy notice

Published: 11 December 2019

Access to information

How to request information from the Department of Justice including Freedom of Information (FOI) and the use of our Publication Scheme.


Management and structure

The Department is headed by a Permanent Secretary and has three Directorates - Access to Justice, Safer Communities and Justice Delivery - to deliver on the Minister’s priorities ... more

Contact us

Department of Justice
Block B
Castle Buildings
Stormont Estate
Belfast
Northern Ireland
BT4 3SG

Tel: (028) 9076 3000
Textphone: (028) 9052 7668

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