Launch of consultation on measures to tackle stalking in Northern Ireland

Consultation opened on 29 November 2018. Closing date 21 February 2019.


The Department of Justice has today launched a public consultation seeking views on measures to address stalking in Northern Ireland.


Consultation description

The ‘Stalking - A Serious Concern’ consultation focuses on the impact of stalking on victims and the wider community and asks whether the introduction of a specific offence of stalking in Northern Ireland could offer victims better protection.


  • The consultation will run from 29 November 2018 to 21 February 2019. 
  • Responses to the consultation can be submitted via Citizen Space on the NI Direct website

If you require a copy of the consultation in an alternative format please contact the Department by email

by telephoning 02890 163467

or in writing to

Criminal Law Branch
Criminal Justice Policy and Legislation Division
Department of Justice
Massey House
Stormont Estate
Belfast, BT4 3SX

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