The Department of Justice are hosting an event to inform stakeholders about the new arrangements for the collection and enforcement of financial penalties imposed in criminal courts, designed to tackle the long standing problem of fine default.
The Department of Justice (Northern Ireland) has a range of powers relating to devolved policing, and is responsible for the resourcing, legislative and policy framework of the justice system in Northern Ireland.
The Northern Ireland Court and Tribunal Service, an Agency of the Department of Justice, is launching new Fine Collection and Enforcement arrangements, legislated for in the Justice Act (NI) 2016 and associated secondary legislation, which will commence from 01 June 2018.
An engagement event for key stakeholders has been arranged as follows:
Date: 17 May 2018
Time: 10am – 12 noon
Venue: The Long Gallery, Parliament Buildings, Stormont Estate
This event is free however you must register by e-mail
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