Announcements 2008

November

Views sought on draft Family Procedure Rules
28 November 2008
The Family Procedure Rule Committee is seeking views on draft new Family Procedure Rules.


New offence of possession of extreme pornographic images
26 November 2008
The Criminal Justice and immigration Act 2008 introduces a new offence, in England, Wales and Northern Ireland of the possession of extreme pornographic images.


Government's response to the Data Sharing Review
24 November 2008
Michael Wills has made a statement on the Government's response to the Data Sharing Review and the response to the consultation of the Information Commissioner's inspection powers.


Helping people facing repossession
21 November 2008
A number of recent measures have been introduced to help those at risk of losing their homes.


Forced Marriage Act and relevant third parties
13 November 2008
Justice Minister Bridget Prentice has made a statement on the government's response to a consultation on third party applications on behalf of victims of forced marriages.


Family Procedure Rule Committee news: July - October 2008
12 November 2008
The Family Procedure Rule Committee has published details of its meetings on July and October 2008.


Justice Minister visits Bulgaria to share prison know-how
06 November 2008
A new partnership between the prison services of the UK and Bulgaria was announced today by Justice Minister David Hanson.


Winners of the Building Democracy Innovation Fund 2008/09 announced
06 November 2008
Nine exciting projects working to engage people in local and national decision-making have won funding from the government's Building Democracy Innovation Fund.