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EU warns minister over dangers of judicial reform bill

17th March, 2019

The EU has privately told the government that reforms to how judges are appointed fall short of international standards and raise concerns about judicial independence in Ireland.

While the European Commission has been publicly critical of the Judicial Appointments Commission Bill in the past, its more strident views are contained in a briefing document obtained by The Sunday Business Post.

The bill to establish a new judicial appointments body has been championed by the Minister...

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