Shatter raises issue of lengthy court holidays

Justice minister Alan Shatter has said he believes there is a need to "reflect on the nature and length of the vacation periods" taken by the courts.

11th May, 2013

Justice minister Alan Shatter has said he believes there is a need to "reflect on the nature and length of the vacation periods" taken by the courts .

In a speech delivered to the Law Society's annual conference in Killarney yesterday, Shatter said that while he welcomed the recent announcement by the President of the High Court that an additional five judges of the High Court will sit during the September vacation period, the length of...

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