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# Separation of Powers

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Ireland's former chief justice blasts UK plans to override British and European court judgments
Frank Clarke said the UK Government’s proposals represented a ‘serious attack’ on the rule of law.
Chief Scientific Adviser's dual role to be 'decoupled' following concerns over independence
Minister Simon Harris announced a public consultation on science advice will take place early next year.
Chief Scientific Adviser's dual role should be separated 'to protect independence'
A review of the role is underway, with concerns over a conflict of interest raised since the head of the Government’s science funding agency was appointed.
Judge didn't know of second function room behind partition: What Seamus Woulfe said about Golfgate dinner
The full report into the Supreme Court judge’s attendance at the event was released today.
Irish Water to split from Ervia within five years
The water body is to become a standalone utility by the year 2023.
Column: Why has it taken so long for the DPC to investigate Shatter's Prime Time comment?
It was almost a year ago that a complaint was made about the Minister for Justice telling Prime Time about Mick Wallace being cautioned by a garda over using his mobile phone while driving, writes William Campbell.