Corporate Governance

The Garda Inspectorate are committed to maintaining high standards of corporate governance and enhancing accountability and public trust.

We have set out below the processes that are in place to manage our finances, set our objectives and to measure our performance against those objectives.

In January 2019, the Garda Inspectorate published its Corporate Strategy for the period 2019 – 2021.

Click here to view the GSI Corporate Strategy 2019 – 2021
Our Customer Service Charter sets out how we will provide services to members of the public.

Click here to view the GSI Customer Service Charter
The Inspectorate is committed to its duties under Section 42 of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Act 2014.

The Garda Inspectorate has signed the Integrity at Work Pledge.

The Garda Inspectorate has responsibilities under the Protected Disclosure Act 2014 in relation to the adoption of procedures for staff making disclosures.

An agreement has been reached between the Department of Justice and the Garda Inspectorate that given the small number of staff in the Inspectorate, it is appropriate to adopt the Department of Justice’s policy on Protected Disclosures.

As the Garda Inspectorate has no separate Internal Audit function, the Head of Internal Audit to refer to is that within the Department of Justice.

Click here to view the Protected Disclosures Policy

The Garda Síochána Inspectorate is committed to protecting the rights and privacy of all individuals in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation, 2016/679 (GDPR) as given further effect in Part 3 of the Data Protection Act 2018.

The Inspectorate’s Data Protection Policy sets out how the Inspectorate secures and manages personal data in accordance with the Principles of GDPR.  The Policy also explains how you can request access to your personal data.

The Data Protection Officer for the Garda Síochána Inspectorate is Mr Paul McDonnell. Data protection queries should be forwarded to [email protected]

Click here to view the Data Protection Policy