The Department of Justice and Equality works to advance community and national security, promote justice and equality and safeguard human rights, to achieve our vision of a safe, fair and inclusive Ireland.
As of Autumn 2019, the Department has significantly restructured and has moved to a new functional organisation model. The Department is now aligned under two pillars, Civil Justice & Equality and Criminal Justice, each led by a Deputy Secretary General. Each pillar contains the following functions: Policy, Legislation, Governance, and Operations & Service Delivery.
In addition, the Immigration Service Delivery function located in the Civil Justice & Equality pillar manages the delivery of immigration and international protection services for the Department and the State.
Supporting the work of both pillars are the enabling functions of Transparency, Corporate, and European Affairs. A range of other responsibilities is also exercised under the aegis of the Department by agencies operating on either a statutory or an administrative basis.
For further information on the work of the Department, including our Statement of Strategy, please visit www.justice.ie .