The official website of the Legal Services Commission, with details of the Community Legal Service and the Criminal Defence Service.
The Lord Chancellor, Lord Irvine of Lairg, has appointed Sir Andrew Leggatt to undertake a review of tribunals and to report by 31 March 2001. Site provides details of the review.
Supervisory body for legal tribunals and inquiries in England, Scotland and Wales. Provides information about the Council's role, membership and work, and links to related sites.
Information about the court of final appeal for Commonwealth countries, which have retained the appeal to Her Majesty in Council or, in the case of Republics, to Judicial Committee. Also final appeal court for the Channel Islands, Isle of Man and UK overseas territories. Also determines "devolution issues" within the UK.
Government in house legal organisation in the country, advising ministers and administrators on a range of legal questions, including questions of domestic, public and private law, and of EU law, international law and human rights. Includes information about careers with the TSD.
Remit is to keep the civil justice system under review and consider how to make it more accessible, fair and efficient. The site explains the structure and function of the council and provides a link to the Criminal Procedure Act 1997.
Responsibilities are the Human Rights Act 1998, which incorporates into UK law rights and freedoms guaranteed by the European Convention on Human Rights, and various other Human Rights Treaties. Includes law and judgments, policy statements, news, guidance and Human Rights Task Force details. From the Lord Chancellor's Department.
Brings together information on the law and personal rights. Includes learning materials, case studies, quizzes and topical items.
The Commission for Judicial Appointments is responsible for reviewing the judicial and Queen's Counsel appointment procedures. Site describes its role, responsibilities, procedures and activities.
Official site offers news, decisions, practice and procedure, cases handled and information on how to appeal. [English, Welsh]