This update presents the most recent statistics on the level of public confidence in policing and the criminal justice system in Northern Ireland as well as public perceptions of anti-social behaviour.
This bulletin provides information on the one year proven reoffending rate for the cohort of youths who received a non-custodial disposal at court, a diversionary disposal or were released from custody during 2011/12.
Report on an announced inspection of Maghaberry Prison 19 - 23 March 2012 by the Chief Inspector of Criminal Justice in Northern Ireland,Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons,the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority and Education and Training Inspectorate.
To fund proceedings under the 1981 Order in a manner which is compliant with the provisions of the Convention on the international recovery of child support and other forms of family maintenance, done at the Hague on 23 November 2007.
Guidance on reform of the Statutory Charge legislation, which affects all civil legal aid certificates granted on or after 10 December 2012.
The following document provides an outline of the dependencies on and data quality assurance procedures for administrative data used in production of Northern Ireland Prison Statistics publications.
Update: Experience of Crime: Findings from the 2011/12 Northern Ireland Crime Survey
The Framework Document sets out the arrangements for the governance, accountability, financing, staffing and operation of the Youth Justice Agency (YJA).
This framework document defines the responsibilities of, and the relationship between, the Agency, the Department, Ministers and the Northern Ireland Assembly, including governance and accountability and outlines the Agency’s financial structure, personnel management arr
This bulletin draws on findings from the 2010/11 Northern Ireland Crime Survey (NICS), a representative, continuous, personal interview survey of the experiences and perceptions of crime of 4,081 adults living in private households throughout Northern Ireland.
This report presents the findings of a 5 year longitudinal study (2006-2011) carried out by The Centre for Young Men’s Studies at the University of Ulster, funded by the Department of Education and the Department of Justice.
This research report is based on the report ‘Taking Boys Seriously – A Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Male School-Life Experiences in Northern Ireland’.
To revoke authorisations 7, 8 and 11 with effect from 1 January 2013, the day upon which the Legal Advice and Assistance (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 come into operation, thus putting the matters contained in these authorisations onto a legislative footing.&
Relates to legal advice and assistance given to a suspect who attends at a youth engagement clinic.
To fund, consistent with the provisions of this authorisation, the retrial of the civil action brought under Writ issued in 2001 No. 3918, as ordered by the Court of Appeal in July 2011.
This Framework Document, which governs the relationship between the Department of Justice and FSNI, has been reviewed by the Agency and the Department in conjunction with the Department of Finance and Personnel.
The Department of Justice launched a public consultation in June 2012 on proposals to extend the use of live video-links in certain court proceedings.
Guidance on the Working Arrangements for the Welfare and Protection of Adult Victims of Human Trafficking has been issued by the Department of Justice and the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety.
This Newsletter provides an update of the changes within AccessNI
The Minister of Justice established the Prison Review Oversight Group to provide critical analysis of progress to date, on the Prison Review Team recommendations, and suggestions for improvement.