The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled the Scottish Government's minimum unit alcohol pricing plans are contrary to EU law as other tax options exist. Instead, the ECJ has recommended the introduction of alternative tax measures to achieve the same effect.
Justice Minister David Ford Nominations for the fifth annual Justice in the Community Awards were opened yesterday, inviting members of the public and profession to identify individuals and groups supporting the delivery of justice in Northern Ireland.
The Court of Appeal has upheld a judgment which found two property transfers from Mr Michael Quigley to his wife to be void, due to them being fraudulent attempts to protect the properties from being used to satisfy any judgment that might result from the plaintiff Dana Doherty’s allegations of se
Photo credit: Department of Justice, via Twitter Ireland's Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald discussed co-operation in criminal justice with Northern Ireland's Justice Minister David Ford at a meeting in Dublin yesterday.
A Belfast man has been granted leave for a judicial review against the Advocate General for Northern Ireland over the appointment of a barrister to represent him in partly-secret court proceedings. Terence McCafferty, 47, sought a judicial review after he was unsatisfied with the two barristers iden
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has committed to a review of the constitutional requirement to wait four years for a divorce in Ireland, The Irish Times reports.
A judge has criticised An Garda Síochána for failing to introduce a formal system for the authorisation and supervision of undercover drugs operations. Mr Justice Alan Mahon made the remarks in a judgment of a case where a 25-year-old man was convicted of selling cannabis to undercover gardaí, Th
The Ulster Farmers' Union and wind energy company Simple Power Ltd have lodged papers seeking leave for a judicial review against Northern Ireland's Department of Enterprise Trade and Investment (DETI). The farmers' union said it was taking action against the department because of its proposals to e
The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) seized illegal drugs worth £1.35 million in the latest phase of an ongoing initiative called Operation Torus. Between 7 September-31 October, officers charged 44 suspects and reported 74 to the Public Prosecution Service (PPS) following 1,166 searches,