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The National Crime Council was an independent body established by Government in September 1999. It ceased operations on 14 October 2008 as a result of a Government decision to rationalise State Agencies in the context of Budget 2009. Its principal roles were to focus on crime prevention and to act as an independent source of policy advice to Government.

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Cover of PublicationProblem Solving Justice - The Case for Community Courts in Ireland.

This report examines the positive impact which the principles and practices of Community Courts could have if they were introduced to the Irish Criminal Justice system.


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European Crime Prevention Network LogoThe Irish National Crime Council is a participant in The European Crime Prevention Network (EUCPN).