- Care proceedings reform
- Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007
- Data protection
- EU funding
- Flu pandemic
- Forced labour
- Forced marriage
- Forms of address
- Freedom of information
- Funding for the victim and witness voluntary sector
- Human rights
- Justice impact test
- Mental Capacity Act 2005
- Mentally disordered offenders
- Pleural plaques former claimants payment scheme
- Referral orders
- Regulatory offences
- Rehabilitation of Offenders Act
Under the Code of Practice on Guidance on Regulation, we have produced a list of guidance documents aimed at business.
Guidance for burial ground managers, custodians of war memorials, archaeologists and others.
We are committed to reducing unnecessary delay in care proceedings, bringing together all the agencies involved in the care proceedings system with local accountability.
Guidance for coroners on reports to prevent future deaths and on the supply of information concerning the death of children.
The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act introduces a new offence, across the UK.
The Cremation Regulations 2008 come into effect on 1 January 2009. They modernise and consolidate all previous regulations, replacing the Cremation Regulations 1930 as amended.
Guidance for professionals and practitioners on application of the Data Protection Act 1998.
The Prime Minister has agreed that those areas of political reform for which the Deputy Prime Minister will have direct responsibility should transfer from the Ministry of Justice to the Cabinet Office.
Guidance for electoral administrators including electoral modernisation pilots and acting returning offers guidance.
Guidance for non-profit organisations on applying for European Union grants under its fundamental rights and justice programme.
Guidance for coroners, planners and justice system agencies in the event of a flu pandemic in England and Wales.
Guidance on the new offence: Holding someone in slavery or servitude, or requiring forced or compulsory labour.
Guidance for local authorities on applying for forced marriage protection orders and information for other agencies.
Guidance on how to address ministers, the judiciary, peers and members of parliament verbally and in writing.
Guidance and resources to help those who work in central government, or other public authorities, to deal with freedom of information requests.
The Government has announced that up to £9.8m per year, for three years, will be available in grant funding for voluntary-sector groups providing specialist support to victims and witnesses.
Human rights guidance documents
Guidance aimed at policy makers in government departments to help them assess the impact of their proposals on the justice system.
The Mental Capacity Act provides a framework to empower and protect people who may lack capacity to make some decisions for themselves.
Guidance and forms for those working with mentally disordered offenders (restricted patients).
How to apply for a payment under the pleural plaques former claimants payment scheme.
Guidance for youth offending teams, community panel members and the courts on referral orders for young offenders.
Guidance for government departments and agencies on creating new regulatory penalties and offences.
This guidance provides background information on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act, explains who benefits from it, and sets out rehabilitation periods for offences covered by the act.