Government fully respects independence of judiciary

first_img Previous articleCarndonagh GP fears local hospital bed closures could lead to full closureNext articleTaoiseach says Boston blasts were ‘act of insanity’ News Highland Government fully respects independence of judiciary By News Highland – April 16, 2013 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Google+ WhatsApp Twitter 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Facebookcenter_img Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Pinterest News Facebook Twitter The Tanaiste has said the row between the government and the judiciary is something that should not be conducted in public.Eamon Gilmore made the comments after the Minister for Justice Alan Shatter rejected claims made by the Association of Judges that the lines of communication between the government and the judiciary have broken down.Last week Judge Peter Kelly accused the government of attacking judicial independence with pay cuts for judges and the establishment of new courts.But speaking this morning the Tanaiste said the government fully respects judicial independence.”I think frankly I think that it is a conversation that it is a conversation that is best not conducted in public – I don’t think that a dialogue over the airwaves is the way in which this kind of discussion should take place” he said.”As far as the government is concerned, as far as I’m concerned, we respect the independence of the judiciary full stop” he added. Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly last_img read more