CJI News

CJI responds to the Justice Committee on the Domestic Abuse Bill Image

CJI has responded to a request from the Committee for Justice for comments on the Domestic Abuse and Family Proceedings Bill 2020.
CJI publishes 2020-23 Corporate Plan and 2020-21 Business Plan and Inspection Programme Image
Chief Inspector Jacqui Durkin has published CJI’s Corporate Plan for the next three years and annual Business Plan which includes the Inspection Programme for 2020-21.
CJI says Hello Twitter Image
CJI has used social media for the first time to launch its 2020-23 Corporate Plan and Business Plan and Inspection Programme for 2020-21.
Chief Inspector contributes to UK NPM article on prison oversight in the context of Covid-19  Image
A special edition of the External Prison Oversight and Human Rights Network newsletter has been published looking at oversight in prisons in the context of Coronavirus-COVID-19 pandemic.
NPM highlights importance of upholding rights of detained people during Covid-19 outbreak Image

The Chair of the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) John Wadham has written to the Minister of Justice, Naomi Long MLA on behalf of the members of the NPM in Northern Ireland to highlight the vital importance of efforts to uphold the rights of people in detention and deprived of their liberty during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

10th NPM Annual Report and 10-Year Anniversary report published Image

The UK National Preventive Mechanism 10th Annual Report has been published and laid before Parliament.

The report outlines the work of the NPM bodies during 2018-19
Effective working relationship ‘critical’ to PSNI – OPONI disclosure arrangements Image
Chief Inspector Jacqui Durkin has called on the PSNI and Office of the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland (OPONI)  to work hard together to strengthen trust and repair damage to public confidence, following the PSNI’s failure to disclose sensitive information linked to an historic case in late 2018.