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Detailed guide: Criminal justice system: data standards forum guidance

Detailed guide: Criminal justice system: data standards forum guidance

How to use the common data standards for the criminal justice system (CJS) in England and Wales.

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Detailed guide: Cardiff Prison

Detailed guide: Cardiff Prison

Cardiff Prison is a men’s prison in the centre of Cardiff, Wales.

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Detailed guide: Parc Prison and Young Offender Institute

Detailed guide: Parc Prison and Young Offender Institute

Parc is a privately run prison and young offender institute (YOI) in Bridgend, South Wales.

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Detailed guide: Prescoed Prison

Detailed guide: Prescoed Prison

Prescoed is a men’s open prison and young offender institution (YOI) in the village of Coed-y-Paen, South Wales. It is managed jointly with Usk Prison.

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Detailed guide: Usk Prison

Detailed guide: Usk Prison

Usk is a men’s prison in the town of Usk, South Wales. It is managed jointly with Prescoed Prison.

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Detailed guide: Berwyn Prison

Detailed guide: Berwyn Prison

Berwyn is a men’s prison in Wrexham, North Wales.

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Detailed guide: Leeds Prison

Detailed guide: Leeds Prison

Leeds is an adult male prison in the Armley area of Leeds, West Yorkshire.

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Detailed guide: Hatfield Prison

Detailed guide: Hatfield Prison

Hatfield is a prison and young offender institution near Doncaster for men aged 18 and over. It is split into 2 sites, Hatfield Main and Hatfield Lakes.

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Detailed guide: Moorland Prison

Detailed guide: Moorland Prison

Moorland is a prison and young offender institution (YOI) near Doncaster, South Yorkshire for men aged 18 and over.

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Detailed guide: Lindholme Prison

Detailed guide: Lindholme Prison

Lindholme is an adult male prison, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire.

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Policy paper: Government response to IICSA’s Accountability and Reparations Report

Policy paper: Government response to IICSA’s Accountability and Reparations Report

The Government has responded to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse’s (IICSA) Accountability and Reparations Investigation Report.

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Detailed guide: Coronavirus (COVID 19): courts and tribunals planning and preparation

Detailed guide: Coronavirus (COVID 19): courts and tribunals planning and preparation

This page provides advice and guidance for all court and tribunal users during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and will be updated when new advice is available.

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Sentencing Code granted Royal Assent

Sentencing Code granted Royal Assent

A new code to simplify the country’s complex sentencing laws moved a step closer today (22 October 2020) as the Sentencing Act 2020 received Royal Assent.

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Detailed guide: Coronavirus (COVID 19) and prisons

Detailed guide: Coronavirus (COVID 19) and prisons

This page provides guidance for families and friends of those in prison in England and Wales during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Detailed guide: Visit someone in prison during the coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic

Detailed guide: Visit someone in prison during the coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic

Prisons are open when they decide it is safe for visitors.

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Correspondence: Ministry of Justice statement in fee paid judicial litigation: October 2020

Correspondence: Ministry of Justice statement in fee paid judicial litigation: October 2020

A further update on work MOJ is doing to respond to the CJEU judgment of November 2018 in O’Brien No.2 and the Supreme Court’s judgment in Miller of December 2019.

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Guidance: Code of Practice: electronic monitoring

Guidance: Code of Practice: electronic monitoring

This Code of Practice concerns the processing of electronic monitoring data as it applies to the new electronic monitoring service.

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Guidance: Code of Practice: electronic monitoring

Guidance: Code of Practice: electronic monitoring

This Code of Practice concerns the processing of electronic monitoring data as it applies to the new electronic monitoring service.

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Guidance: Code of Practice: electronic monitoring

Guidance: Code of Practice: electronic monitoring

This Code of Practice concerns the processing of electronic monitoring data as it applies to the new electronic monitoring service.

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Official Statistics: Immigration and Asylum Ad hoc Statistics

Official Statistics: Immigration and Asylum Ad hoc Statistics

This ad-hoc statistics publication provides Immigration and Asylum statistics, for 3 consecutive years – 2018/19, 2019/20 and 1st April to 31st August 2020/21.

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Sobriety tags launched to tackle alcohol fuelled crime

Sobriety tags launched to tackle alcohol fuelled crime

Criminals in Wales who commit alcohol-fuelled crimes can be banned from drinking and ordered to wear a ‘sobriety tag’ by judges from today (Wednesday 21 October) and will be extended to England early next year.

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Detailed guide: Frankland Prison

Detailed guide: Frankland Prison

Frankland is a high-security men’s prison in Brasside, County Durham.

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More Nightingale Courts open as temporary jury rooms rolled out

More Nightingale Courts open as temporary jury rooms rolled out

Two new ‘Nightingale Courts’ in Bristol and Chester will begin hearing cases this week as part of a government move to tackle the impact of coronavirus on the justice system.

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Government launches Root and Branch review of the parole system

Government launches Root and Branch review of the parole system

A Root-and-Branch review of the parole system in England and Wales has been launched today (20 October 2020) by Justice Minister, Lucy Frazer QC, to help improve public trust and victim confidence.

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Policy paper: Parole System Reform

Policy paper: Parole System Reform

Publication of the tailored review and terms of reference of the Root and Branch Review of the Parole System.

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Open consultation: Root and Branch review of the parole system

Open consultation: Root and Branch review of the parole system

Public consultation on making some parole hearings open to victims of crime and the wider public.

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Detailed guide: Wymott Prison

Detailed guide: Wymott Prison

Wymott is a prison for men near Leyland, Lancashire, including men convicted of a sex offence.

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Detailed guide: Garth Prison

Detailed guide: Garth Prison

Garth is a men’s high security prison near Leyland, Lancashire.

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Detailed guide: Preston Prison

Detailed guide: Preston Prison

Preston Prison is a men’s prison in Preston, Lancashire.

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Detailed guide: Lancaster Farms Prison

Detailed guide: Lancaster Farms Prison

Lancaster Farms is a men’s prison in Lancaster.

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Detailed guide: Kirkham Prison

Detailed guide: Kirkham Prison

Kirkham is a men’s open prison in the village of Kirkham, Lancashire.

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Detailed guide: Prison service instructions (PSIs)

Detailed guide: Prison service instructions (PSIs)

Policy and guidance for prison and probation professionals in England and Wales.

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Detailed guide: Swinfen Hall Prison

Detailed guide: Swinfen Hall Prison

Swinfen Hall is a men’s prison and young offender institution (YOI) in the village of Swinfen, Staffordshire.

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Detailed guide: Visit someone in prison during the coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic

Detailed guide: Visit someone in prison during the coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic

Prisons in England and Wales will now be opening when they decide it is safe for visitors.

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Detailed guide: Coronavirus (COVID 19) and prisons

Detailed guide: Coronavirus (COVID 19) and prisons

This page provides guidance for families and friends of those in prison in England and Wales during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Guidance: Employing prisoners and ex offenders

Guidance: Employing prisoners and ex offenders

This guidance highlights the benefits of working with prisons and hiring ex-offenders to help fill skills gaps and reduce re-offending.

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Detailed guide: Low Newton Prison and Young Offender Institution

Detailed guide: Low Newton Prison and Young Offender Institution

Low Newton is a prison and young offender institution (YOI) in Brasside, near Durham, for women aged 18 and over.

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Consultation outcome: Non contentious probate: mandating online professional applications

Consultation outcome: Non contentious probate: mandating online professional applications

Consultation on online probate applications by professionals.

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Speech: Lord Chancellor’s Speech: Opening of the Legal Year Service

Speech: Lord Chancellor’s Speech: Opening of the Legal Year Service

Speech delivered by the Lord Chancellor at Temple Church for the Opening of the Legal Year Service.

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Research and analysis: A Process Evaluation of the Enhanced Through the Gate specification

Research and analysis: A Process Evaluation of the Enhanced Through the Gate specification

This report presents the findings from a process evaluation of the transition to the Enhanced Through the Gate (ETTG) specification in England and Wales.

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Consultation outcome: Non contentious probate: mandating online professional applications

Consultation outcome: Non contentious probate: mandating online professional applications

Consultation on online probate applications by professionals.

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Guidance: Parental responsibility involving EU from 1 January 2021

Guidance: Parental responsibility involving EU from 1 January 2021

Guidance for people involved in parental responsibility cases involving EU from 1 January 2020.

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Guidance: Divorces involving EU from 1 January 2021

Guidance: Divorces involving EU from 1 January 2021

Guidance for people involved in divorce cases involving EU from 1 January 2021.

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Guidance: Maintenance cases involving EU from 1 January 2021

Guidance: Maintenance cases involving EU from 1 January 2021

Guidance for people involved in maintenance cases involving EU from 1 January 2021.

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Guidance: Ministry of Justice and Law Society webinars

Guidance: Ministry of Justice and Law Society webinars

A list of webinars for legal professionals by the Ministry of Justice and Law Society, discussing legal changes from 1 January 2021.

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