Claim that court waiting times have been cut

The government has told the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) that waiting times in the Irish courts have been cut significantly, following four rulings against Ireland over excessive delays.

7th June, 2008

The government has told the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) that waiting times in the Irish courts have been cut significantly, following four rulings against Ireland over excessive delays.

In the past three years, half of the cases in the Commercial Court have been resolved in less than 14 weeks, and three quarters in less than 25 weeks, according to the Irish authorities.

The waiting time for murder and rape cases in the Central Criminal Court...

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