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The next Committee for Justice meeting will take place on Thursday 19 January 2017 at 3.00p.m. in Room 30, Parliament Buildings.


Review of the Need for Stalking Legislation in Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Justice is conducting a Review of the Need for Stalking Legislation in Northern Ireland.

The aim of the Review is to assess whether the current legislation in place in Northern Ireland to deal with stalking is appropriate and effective, identify any gaps and consider the need for and potential benefits of introducing specific stalking legislation.

Call for evidence

Any organisation or individual with an interest in the Committee for Justice Review of the Need for Stalking Legislation in Northern Ireland is invited to submit evidence to the Committee by e-mail to justice.stalkingreview@niassembly.gov.uk  or by post to: Senior Assistant Clerk, Room 345, Parliament Buildings, Ballymiscaw, Stormont, Belfast BT4 3XX.

Further information on the Review can be found here

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Committee Clerk: Christine Darrah

Room 242,Parliament Buildings,
Belfast,BT4 3XX

Tel: (028) 9052 1629
Email: committee.justice@niassembly.gov.uk

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