Consultation on proposals to reform rehabilitation periods in Northern Ireland

Consultation opened on 08 January 2021. Closing date 05 March 2021 at 11:59.

Summary

The Department of Justice is seeking views on proposals to reform rehabilitation periods in Northern Ireland to reflect changes in sentencing practices and developments in other jurisdictions.

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Consultation description

The main purpose of legislation governing the rehabilitation of offenders is to boost the chances of former offenders gaining employment and living within the law by helping them to put their past convictions behind them.

Responses to the consultation can be submitted via Citizen Space https://consultations.nidirect.gov.uk/doj/reform-of-rehabilitation-periods

f you require a copy of the consultation in an alternative format please contact the Department by email DojCLB@justice-ni.gov.uk; or in writing to Criminal Law Branch,

Department of Justice
Massey House
Stormont Estate
Belfast
BT4 3SX

 

Ways to respond

Email -
DojCLB@justice-ni.gov.uk
Write to -
Department of Justice
Massey House
Stormont Estate
Belfast
BT4 3SX

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