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Assignment of Responsibilities under the
Public Service Management Act 1997

 

 

 

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Youth Justice, Adoption, Youth and Participation Division


Youth Justice, Adoption, Youth and Participation Division is responsible for leading and driving reform in youth justice services, developing policy and legislation in the area of adoption and the effective administration of youth service funding and the reform of youth funding programmes and also for ensuring that the voice of children and young people is heard in decision making.

The Division is also responsible for supporting the work of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes and for the development of policy proposals and the formulation of the legislation required to implement the Government decision in relation to site of the former Mother and Baby Home at Tuam.