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Statistical quality in the Department of Justice is defined as meeting users’ needs with particular reference to the relevance, accuracy, timeliness, accessibility, comparability and coherence of the statistics collected, analysed and reported.
 

Published 01 April 2010Research and analysis

The Department of Justice aims to avoid the need for revisions to publications unless they are absolutely necessary and has put systems and processes in place to minimise the number of revisions.
 

Published 01 April 2010Policy papers

The restatement sets out the exemptions from the statutory charge to include the recovery or preservation of money or property under the given legislative provisions. 

Published 31 March 2010Guidance literature

Sets out the costs payable to solicitors and counsel in respect of work done for a person granted free legal aid, under section 184 of the Extradition Act 2003, determined by the appropriate authority in accordance with those rules.

Published 28 March 2010Guidance literature

Department of Justice, Statistics and Research Branch – Customer Service and Engagement Statement
 

Published 25 March 2010Research and analysis

Guidance on the Vetting and Barring Scheme, which aims to protect children and vulnerable adults by ensuring that people who are judged to present a risk of harm are not allowed to work with them.

Published 03 March 2010Independent reports

The Prison and Young Offenders Centre Rules (Northern Ireland) 1995 amended.

Published 01 February 2010Corporate reports

This bulletin examines the size and composition of the prison population in Northern Ireland in 2009 compared with previous years during the last decade (2000 to 2009).

Published 01 January 2010Research and analysis

A report of a conference hosted jointly by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and the Youth Justice Agency to raise awareness of the communication support needs of young offenders within the criminal justice system in Northern Ireland.

Published 26 November 2009Independent reports

This report examines recent youth justice reform in Northern Ireland, focussing particularly on the operation and outcomes of the Youth Conference Service, which is part of the Youth Justice Agency of Northern Ireland.

Published 19 October 2009Independent reports

This 1977 Order introduces the mechanisms for applying for compensation in relation to property.  This Order was amended in 2009.

Published 08 April 2009Legislation and regulations

This Scheme provides for the payment of compensation to, or in respect of, persons who have sustained criminal injury.
 

Published 23 March 2009Legislation and regulations

Legal Services Commission guidance on the submission, processing and decision-making in respect of applications for exceptional legal aid under Article 10A of the Legal Aid, Advice and Assistance (Northern Ireland) Order 1981. 

Published 22 October 2008Guidance literature

Report of an independent review of corporate governance in the Youth Justice Agency - conducted by Criminal Justice Inspection NI (CJINI).

Published 12 June 2008Independent reports

The Youth Justice Agency framework for reducing re-offending is based on the principles of restorative justice.

Published 28 February 2008Corporate reports

Northern Ireland Legal Needs Survey report and statistical annex that was completed by Tony Dignan on behalf of the Northern Ireland Legal Services Commission. The overall aim of the research was to enable the Commission to inform itself about the need for legal serv

Published 03 July 2006Research and analysis

Issued to the Northern Ireland Legal Services Commission under Article 8 of the Access to Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 to explain the purpose and intentions of the Government in respect of the provision in Article 10A of the Legal Aid, Advice and Assistance (Northern

Published 15 December 2005Guidance literature

This circular sets out the arrangements by which sentenced prisoners, coming towards the end of their sentence, may apply for periods of temporary release.

Published 26 February 2004Circulars

Expert witnesses scales of guidance document, issued by the Crown Prosecution Service, setting out the maximum rates payable for expert witnesses, applicable from 1 May 2003.

Published 01 May 2003Guidance literature

This Order sets out the rules for the implementation for criminal injuries in Northern Ireland 2002.

Published 01 May 2002Legislation and regulations

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