Judicial Council Act 2019


Sentencing policy review

29. The Minister shall—

(a) not later than 2 years after the coming into operation of this section, commence a review of enactments which provide for the imposition of minimum sentences for offences and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing the Minister may, as part of the review, consider—

(i) whether the continued imposition of such minimum sentences through the operation of such provisions is appropriate in respect of all offences to which such provisions apply, and

(ii) the extent to which in practice such minimum sentences are imposed in accordance with such provisions,


(b) not later than 12 months after the commencement of that review, make a report to each House of the Oireachtas on any findings of that review.