Forward Work Programme

From this page you can find out more about the upcoming schedule for the Committee for Justice. Select a month below to find out more.

Please note the following items that are yet to be scheduled:

  • Briefing on the results of the consultation on Governance and Accountability of the Public Prosecution Service – oral briefing
  • Child Sex Offender Public Disclosure Scheme – policy and draft consultation paper on whether or not to adopt similar scheme to rest of the UK – written briefing
  • Statutory Discount Rate (methodology on setting rates): next steps following consultation responses/update on UK wide decision – written briefing
  • Crown Court (Amendment) Rules - new rule to reflect Rule 20 (Magistrates' Court Rules) and provide for release of certificates of conviction - written briefing
  • SL1: Reform of Police Complaints and Discipline Regulations – written briefing
  • Policing & Community Safety Partnerships: Update on the outcome of the Review of Members’ Expenses – written briefing
  • Briefing on the results of the Consultation on  Proposals to Introduce Statutory Time Limits in the Youth Court
  • Briefing on the Criminal Justice Inspectorate Report on a Follow-up Review on how the criminal justice system works to address sexual violence and abuse
  • SLI: Briefing on proposals for the Reform of Financial Eligibility for Civil and Criminal Legal Aid
  • Criminal Defence Service - draft consultation document - written briefing
  • Briefing on the results of the Consultation on the Future Regulation of Vehicle Immobilisation on Private Land in Northern Ireland
  • Future regulation of Private Security Industry: Policy proposals and cost implications - written briefing
  • Briefing on the Budget Process for 2015/16 - oral briefing
  • Magistrates' Courts Rules - Minor amendment to Rule 149k regarding witness summonses to address ambuguity identified in para 2 - written briefing
  • Magistrates' Courts Rules - Insert new Rules to prescribe the procedure for applications relating to further detention and realisation of seized personal property Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) - written briefing
  • SL1: Review of the 2005 Crown Court Fees Rule as amended by the 2011 Rules - post consultation report - oral briefing
  • Outcome of the Light Touch Review of the Northern Ireland Law Commission  - Written Briefing
  • Sl1: Insolvency (Advertising) (Amendment) Rules - to require the publication or advertisement of notices - written briefing
  • Progress update on the Introduction of Technological Alternatives to Full Body Searching  - Amendment to Justification of Practices involving Ionising Radiation Regulations 2004  - written briefing
  • Briefing on the outcome of the Consultation on the draft Victim Charter
  • Briefing on the management of drugs within the Northern Ireland Prison Service - oral briefing
  • Oral evidence from the Bar Council on proposals to change the Crown Court Remuneration arrangements – oral briefing
  • Oral evidence from the Law Society on proposals to change the Crown Court Remuneration arrangements – oral briefing
  • Consultation responses on the Revisions to PACE Code D (Biometric changes) and the draft Transitional Order and Qualifying Offences (Amendment) Order – written briefing
  • Review of Expert Witnesses Arrangements - draft consultation document - written briefing
  • Briefing by Mr Jim Daniell on the Access to Justice Review Part 11 – oral briefing
  • Briefing on progress to deliver the  Organised Crime Strategy 2014/15 and the Organised Crime Taskforce Annual Report and Threat Assessment 2014 – oral briefing
  • Legal Aid Reform: Alternative methods of funding Money Damage claims - proposed way forward - oral briefing
  • Criminal Justice Inspection Report on the Review of Policing and Community Safety Partnerships - oral briefing
  • New Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse Strategy - summary of consultation responses and final draft strategy - oral briefing
  • Joint Health Care and Criminal Justice Strategy (PRT13) - draft consultation document - written briefing

 

Visits to be Scheduled:

  • Visit to England/Wales to view a private prison facility
  • Visit to Big Lottery funded projects aimed at supporting young people at risk of offending
  • Visit ot the Northern Ireland Safety & Lifeskills Education Centre

 Organisations for Committee's next Informal Meeting:

  • Families Against Supergrass Trails (F.A.S.T) To discuss issues around Supergrass Trials

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