Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees
Wednesday, 10 July 2019
Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality
Spent Convictions: Discussion
It is covered slightly in the current legislation. It looks at a single incident. As someone who has worked in the addiction sector, I have supported people who either had an episode of psychosis and ended up realising after one week that they faced ten different charges being dealt with in ten different courts. It is the management of that. I do not know whether Ms Ní Chinnéide wants to comment but the current legislation provides for a single incident.