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Criminal Cases Review Commission

Independent public body set up to investigate possible miscarriages of justice in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Information about their service, how to apply, and some case studies.

Criminal Injuries Compensation Appeals Panel

Decides appeals relating to decisions made by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority; includes information on how to apply, legislation, and guidance.

Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA)

Administers the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme throughout England, Scotland and Wales for victims of violent crime. Information about making a claim, their service, an advice section, and annual report.

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Administers the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme throughout England, Scotland and Wales for victims of violent crime. Information about making a claim, their service, an advice section, and annual report. CICAgov

Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC)

Set up to select judicial office holders in England and Wales; information about their role, structure, and history.

The Magistrates' Association

Membership organisation for magistrates in England and Wales. Features information for aspiring magistrates plus details of the magistrate's role and function.

Ministry of Justice

Responsible for relations between the devolved governments, UK-wide tribunals, human rights and electoral reform. Also tasked with managing sentencing policy, probation, prisons and prevention of re-offending in England and Wales.

Sentencing Council

Set up to promote transparency and consistency in sentencing, whilst maintaining the independence of the judiciary; provides information, research and analysis resources, and guidelines to download.

Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC)

A court to deal with appeals against decisions to deport/exclude individuals on national security grounds, and certain decisions on British nationality or status, where the Secretary of State certifies that the decision relies on information which should not be made public.

The Tribunals Service

Provides common administrative support to non-devolved central government tribunals. Includes a listing of tribunals, and information about their role and services.

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