Penalty points cancellation report expected later

Penalty points cancellation report expected later

The report into the cancellation of penalty points will be published today.

The Assistant Garda Commissioner John O’Mahoney was appointed by the Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan last November to examine allegations that thousands of penalty points were written off by gardaí.

The claim was made by a whistleblower in the force, who contacted the Department of Transport and Department of Justice.

The Justice Minister Alan Shatter briefed his Cabinet colleagues on the contents of the report yesterday.

The conclusions will be published this afternoon, though the names of the people who had points quashed won't be revealed.


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