Thursday August 6, 2020

No moves to enact law to abolish Policing Authority

The Policing Authority could avoid being disbanded given the imminent general election

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
6th October, 2019
Fianna Fáil justice spokesman Jim O’Callaghan

The Policing Authority could avoid being disbanded given the imminent general election.

The agency was set up four years ago to provide greater oversight of the work of Garda management following a series of scandals.

It was also given the power to appoint senior gardaí, instead of the cabinet making such decisions.

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