Proposal to extend the power of the criminal cases review commission

Consultation opened on 27 December 2014. Closing date 27 February 2015.


The Department of Justice is consulting on a proposal to extend the power of the Criminal Cases Review Commission to obtain documents from private organisations and individuals during their investigations into potential miscarriages of justice in Northern Ireland.


Consultation description

W e would consider that such a change would benefit applic ants who believe they have suffered a miscarriage of justice however the proposal will also impact on private business and individuals.

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