Access to the Department of Justice (DOJ) equality information and equality information published by DOJ agencies and DOJ sponsored bodies where that information is available online.

DOJ equality scheme


Under Section 49 of the Disability Discrimination (NI) Order 2006, referred to as “the disability duties”, the Department of Justice, when exercising its functions, must have due regard to the need

  • to promote positive attitudes towards disabled people
  • to encourage participation by disabled people in public life

The disability duties require the Department to submit to the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (ECNI) a disability action plan (DAP) showing how it proposes to fulfil the disability duties in relation to its functions.

Policies screened, Rural and Equality Impact Assessments 

In fulfilling its obligations under Section 75 the Department is required to equality screen all of its policies and services under consideration to determine whether they should be subject to a full equality impact assessment (EQIA).

Equality Policy screened 2016/17
April - September 01 July to 30 September 2016
October - March Nil
Equality Policy screened 2017/2018
April - September 01 April to 30 September 2017
October - March October 2017 to March 2018
Equality Policy screened April 2018 to March 2019

Consultations Policies Screened, Rural and Equality Impact Assessments

Date Consultation
April 2019
July 2019
July 2019



November 2019 Amendment to Judicial Pensions Regulations (NI) 2015
February 2020 Safety, Security and Premises: Use of Close Circuit Television


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