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Ministry of Justice

Closed with response


Closed consultations with a summary of the comments received and the Government’s plans for taking proposals forward.

Claims management regulation - regulation fees paid by claims management businesses

Open date: 18 October 2010
Closed date: 20 December 2010
Response date: 28 January 2011

Call for Evidence on the data protection legislative framework

Open date: 6 July 2010
Closed date: 6 October 2010
Response date: 28 January 2011

Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill

Open date: 22 March 2010
Closed date: 14 June 2010
Response date: 17 January 2011

Civil Law Reform Bill

Open date: 15 December 2009
Closed date: 9 February 2010
Response date: 10 January 2011

Saturday and Bank Holiday charge court locations in Lancashire

Open date: 14 December 2009
Closed date: 13 March 2010
Response date: 5 January 2011

Proposed merger of Cambridge and East Cambridgeshire Local Justice Areas

Open date: 21 January 2010
Closed date: 15 April 2010
Response date: 16 December 2010

Proposed merger of Central Norfolk and West Norfolk Local Justice Areas

Open date: 21 January 2010
Closed date: 15 April 2010
Response date: 16 December 2010

Proposal on the provision of courts services in the East Midlands

Open date: 23 June 2010
Closed date: 15 September 2010
Response date: 14 December 2010

Proposal on the provision of courts services in Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, and Wiltshire

Open date: 23 June 2010
Closed date: 15 September 2010
Response date: 14 December 2010

Proposal on the provision of courts services in Devon and Cornwall, Avon and Somerset and Gloucestershire

Open date: 23 June 2010
Closed date: 15 September 2010
Response date: 14 December 2010

Proposal on the provision of court services in HMCS Cumbria and Lancashire

Open date: 23 June 2010
Closed date: 15 September 2010
Response date: 14 December 2010

Proposal on the provision of court services in Cleveland, Durham and Northumbria

Open date: 23 June 2010
Closed date: 15 September 2010
Response date: 14 December 2010

Proposal on the provision of courts services in HMCS Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Thames Valley

Open date: 23 June 2010
Closed date: 15 September 2010
Response date: 14 December 2010

Proposal on the provision of courts services in Cheshire and Merseyside

Open date: 23 June 2010
Closed date: 15 September 2010
Response date: 14 December 2010

Proposal on the provision of courts services in Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk

Open date: 23 June 2010
Closed date: 15 September 2010
Response date: 14 December 2010

Proposal on the provision of courts services in Warwickshire and West Midlands

Open date: 23 June 2010
Closed date: 15 September 2010
Response date: 14 December 2010

Proposal on the provision of courts services in Staffordshire and West Mercia (covering the counties of Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Shropshire)

Open date: 23 June 2010
Closed date: 15 September 2010
Response date: 14 December 2010

Proposal on the provision of court services in North and West Yorkshire

Open date: 23 June 2010
Closed date: 15 September 2010
Response date: 14 December 2010

Proposal on the provision of magistratesí and county court services in London

Open date: 23 June 2010
Closed date: 15 September 2010
Response date: 14 December 2010

Proposal on the provision of court services in Kent, Surrey and Sussex

Open date: 23 June 2010
Closed date: 15 September 2010
Response date: 14 December 2010

Proposal on the provision of courts services in Humber and South Yorkshire

Open date: 23 June 2010
Closed date: 15 September 2010
Response date: 14 December 2010

Proposal on the provision of courts services in Greater Manchester

Open date: 23 June 2010
Closed date: 15 September 2010
Response date: 14 December 2010

Proposal on the provision of courts services in Wales

Open date: 23 June 2010
Closed date: 15 September 2010
Response date: 14 December 2010

Arrangements for payment of fines in magistrates' courts in Humber and South Yorkshire

Open date: 14 May 2009
Closed date: 14 August 2009
Response date: 26 October 2010

Debt management schemes

Open date: 18 September 2009
Closed date: 18 December 2009
Response date: 15 October 2010

Reform of coroner system

Open date: 11 March 2010
Closed date: 1 July 2010
Response date: 14 October 2010

Disclosure of information by Office for Legal Complaints and Legal Services Board

Open date: 20 January 2010
Closed date: 21 April 2010
Response date: 20 September 2010

Review of fees for Lands Tribunal

Open date: 2 December 2009
Closed date: 28 February 2010
Response date: 25 August 2010

European Commission proposal on succession and wills

Open date: 21 October 2009
Closed date: 2 December 2009
Response date: 24 August 2010

Lord Chancellor's Advisory Committees on Justices of the Peace

Open date: 23 February 2010
Closed date: 18 May 2010
Response date: 18 August 2010

Proposed closure of Leigh County Court

Open date: 13 October 2009
Closed date: 5 January 2010
Response date: 23 June 2010

Legal aid: reforming advocates graduated fees

Open date: 16 December 2009
Closed date: 1 April 2010
Response date: 6 April 2010

Office of the Public Guardian: amendments to secondary legislation

Open date: 17 December 2009
Closed date: 9 March 2010
Response date: 29 March 2010

Welsh language scheme/Cynllun Iaith Gymraeg

Open date: 9 November 2009
Closed date: 18 January 2010
Response date: 24 March 2010

Pleural plaques

Open date: 9 July 2008
Closed date: 1 October 2008
Response date: 23 March 2010

Defamation and the internet: the multiple publication rule

Open date: 16 September 2009
Closed date: 16 December 2009
Response date: 23 March 2010

Election Day: weekend voting

Open date: 24 July 2008
Closed date: 26 September 2008
Response date: 22 March 2010

Proposed closure of Bourne, Gainsborough, Louth, Sleaford and Stamford magistratesí courts

Open date: 13 October 2009
Closed date: 5 January 2010
Response date: 18 March 2010

Proposed closure of Bridport and Sherborne magistratesí courts

Open date: 13 October 2009
Closed date: 5 January 2010
Response date: 18 March 2010

Proposed closure of Cheshunt Magistratesí Court

Open date: 13 October 2009
Closed date: 5 January 2010
Response date: 18 March 2010

Proposed closure of Cullompton Magistratesí Court

Open date: 13 October 2009
Closed date: 5 January 2010
Response date: 18 March 2010

Proposed closure of Dorking Magistratesí Court

Open date: 13 October 2009
Closed date: 5 January 2010
Response date: 18 March 2010

Proposed closure of Eastleigh Magistratesí Court

Open date: 13 October 2009
Closed date: 5 January 2010
Response date: 18 March 2010

Proposed closure of Havant Magistratesí Court

Open date: 13 October 2009
Closed date: 5 January 2010
Response date: 18 March 2010

Proposed closure of Launceston Magistratesí Court

Open date: 13 October 2009
Closed date: 5 January 2010
Response date: 18 March 2010

Proposed closure of Mildenhall Magistratesí Court

Open date: 13 October 2009
Closed date: 5 January 2010
Response date: 18 March 2010

Proposed closure of Minehead Magistratesí Court

Open date: 13 October 2009
Closed date: 5 January 2010
Response date: 18 March 2010

Proposed closure of Wantage Magistratesí Court

Open date: 13 October 2009
Closed date: 5 January 2010
Response date: 18 March 2010

Proposed closure of Wareham Magistratesí Court

Open date: 13 October 2009
Closed date: 5 January 2010
Response date: 18 March 2010

Proposed closure of Wells Magistratesí Court

Open date: 13 October 2009
Closed date: 5 January 2010
Response date: 18 March 2010

Proposed closure of Whitby Magistratesí Court

Open date: 13 October 2009
Closed date: 5 January 2010
Response date: 18 March 2010

Proposed closure of Widnes Magistratesí Court

Open date: 13 October 2009
Closed date: 5 January 2010
Response date: 18 March 2010

Controlling costs in defamation proceedings

Open date: 19 January 2010
Closed date: 16 February 2010
Response date: 3 March 2010

Lord Chancellor warrant regulations

Open date: 29 October 2009
Closed date: 21 January 2010
Response date: 10 February 2010

Legal aid: refocusing on priority cases

Open date: 16 July 2009
Closed date: 8 October 2009
Response date: 3 February 2010

Claims management regulation fees determination

Open date: 3 November 2009
Closed date: 3 January 2010
Response date: 20 January 2010

Civil monetary penalties - setting the maximum penalty

Open date: 9 November 2009
Closed date: 21 December 2009
Response date: 12 January 2010

Proposal for three Local Justice Areas instead of nine in Lincolnshire

Open date: 1 September 2009
Closed date: 30 November 2009
Response date: 11 December 2009

Legal aid: funding reforms

Open date: 20 August 2009
Closed date: 12 November 2009
Response date: 16 December 2009

Crown Court means testing draft regulations

Open date: 14 July 2009
Closed date: 5 October 2009
Response date: 28 October 2009

Regulating damages based agreements

Open date: 1 July 2009
Closed date: 25 September 2009
Response date: 27 October 2009

Proposal to close Nelson County Court

Open date: 28 July 2008
Closed date: 20 October 2008
Response date: 13 October 2009

Controlling costs in defamation proceedings

Open date: 24 February 2009
Closed date: 6 May 2009
Response date: 24 September 2009

Administration and enforcement restriction orders

Open date: 16 January 2008
Closed date: 16 April 2008
Response date: 18 September 2009

Local authority charges for property search services

Open date: 18 January 2008
Closed date: 18 April 2008
Response date: 16 September 2009

Probation qualifications framework review

Open date: 16 June 2009
Closed date: 31 July 2009
Response date: 15 September 2009

Proposed closure of Social Security and Child Support Agency hearing centre, Wingfield House, Portsmouth

Open date: 1 December 2008
Closed date: 28 February 2009
Response date: 6 August 2009

Reducing reoffending in London

Open date: 8 October 2008
Closed date: 30 January 2009
Response date: 31 July 2009

Freedom of Information Act 2000: designation of additional public authorities

Open date: 25 October 2007
Closed date: 1 February 2008
Response date: 16 July 2009

Fees in the United Kingdom Supreme Court

Open date: 10 February 2009
Closed date: 5 May 2009
Response date: 8 July 2009

Youth conditional caution code of practice

Open date: 2 March 2009
Closed date: 25 May 2009
Response date: 8 July 2009

Law on damages

Open date: 4 May 2007
Closed date: 27 July 2007
Response date: 1 July 2009

Civil Court Fees 2008

Open date: 10 December 2008
Closed date: 4 March 2009
Response date: 18 June 2009

Proposed merger of Warley and West Bromwich Local Justice Areas

Open date: 27 January 2009
Closed date: 21 April 2009
Response date: 15 June 2009

Proposal to merge the Dudley and Stourbridge and Halesowen Local Justice Areas

Open date: 19 January 2009
Closed date: 13 April 2009
Response date: 9 June 2009

Crown Court means testing

Open date: 6 November 2008
Closed date: 29 January 2009
Response date: 8 June 2009

Award of costs from Central Funds in criminal cases

Open date: 6 November 2008
Closed date: 29 January 2009
Response date: 8 June 2009

Pandemic flu - planning guidance for agencies and others involved in the justice system

Open date: 5 September 2008
Closed date: 28 November 2008
Response date: 28 May 2009

Proposed closure of Telford Hearing Centre

Open date: 10 November 2008
Closed date: 8 February 2009
Response date: 14 May 2009

Part 46 of the Civil Procedure Rules: fast track trial costs

Open date: 3 April 2007
Closed date: 4 May 2007
Response date: 8 May 2009

Titan prisons

Open date: 5 June 2008
Closed date: 28 August 2008
Response date: 27 April 2009

Old enough to make a mark? Should the voting age be lowered to 16?

Open date: 20 October 2008
Closed date: 20 January 2009
Response date: 17 April 2009

Rules for mandatory polygraph tests for sex offenders

Open date: 19 September 2008
Closed date: 21 November 2008
Response date: 12 March 2009

Reviewing the Mental Capacity Act 2005: forms, supervision and fees

Open date: 23 October 2008
Closed date: 15 January 2009
Response date: 11 March 2009

Publication of candidates' addresses at UK parliamentary elections

Open date: 26 November 2008
Closed date: 28 January 2009
Response date: 26 February 2009

Improving the criminal trial process for young witnesses

Open date: 22 June 2007
Closed date: 19 October 2007
Response date: 25 February 2009

Civil Procedure Rules: costs capping orders

Open date: 12 September 2008
Closed date: 24 October 2008
Response date: 23 February 2009

Reforming the Legal Aid Family Barrister Fee Scheme

Open date: 18 June 2008
Closed date: 10 September 2008
Response date: 20 February 2009

Section 57 of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act - draft regulations

Open date: 26 August 2008
Closed date: 18 November 2008
Response date: 11 February 2009

Bail and murder

Open date: 17 June 2008
Closed date: 12 September 2008
Response date: 2 February 2009

Rome I - should the UK opt in?

Open date: 2 April 2008
Closed date: 25 June 2008
Response date: 22 January 2009

Murder, manslaughter and infanticide: proposals for reform of the law

Open date: 28 July 2008
Closed date: 20 October 2008
Response date: 14 January 2009

Making sure that crime doesn't pay

Open date: 10 November 2006
Closed date: 9 February 2007
Response date: 14 January 2009

Claims management regulation: fee levels for 2009-10

Open date: 4 August 2008
Closed date: 28 October 2008
Response date: 17 December 2008

Confidence and confidentiality: openness in family courts - a new approach

Open date: 20 June 2007
Closed date: 1 October 2007
Response date: 16 December 2008

Pandemic influenza - guidance on the operation of the coroner system (England and Wales)

Open date: 23 July 2008
Closed date: 3 September 2008
Response date: 5 December 2008

Best value in probation

Open date: 9 April 2008
Closed date: 2 July 2008
Response date: 26 November 2008

Inspection powers and funding arrangements of the Information Commissioner

Open date: 17 July 2008
Closed date: 27 August 2008
Response date: 24 November 2008

Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007 - Relevant Third Party

Open date: 12 December 2007
Closed date: 14 March 2008
Response date: 13 November 2008

Children and Adoption Act 2006 - Court Rules

Open date: 7 May 2008
Closed date: 20 June 2008
Response date: 30 October 2008

Strategic plan for reducing reoffending 2008-11; Working in partnership to reduce reoffending and make communities safer

Open date: 27 November 2007
Closed date: 18 February 2008
Response date: 13 October 2008

NOMS third sector action plan

Open date: 27 November 2007
Closed date: 22 February 2008
Response date: 13 October 2008

Believing we can (faith-based organisations and reducing reoffending)

Open date: 27 November 2007
Closed date: 22 February 2008
Response date: 13 October 2008

Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007 - Court Rules

Open date: 31 January 2008
Closed date: 24 April 2008
Response date: 30 September 2008

Criminal Defence Service (Recovery of Defence Costs Orders) Regulations 2001

Open date: 30 August 2007
Closed date: 21 November 2007
Response date: 10 September 2008

Certificates of Professional Competence - amendments to the Transport Tribunal Rules 2008

Open date: 28 May 2008
Closed date: 9 July 2008
Response date: 8 September 2008

Administration of estates - review of the statutory legacy

Open date: 7 June 2005
Closed date: 7 September 2005
Response date: 28 August 2008

Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act: eligibility for judicial appointment

Open date: 5 February 2008
Closed date: 29 April 2008
Response date: 27 August 2008

Improving health, supporting justice

Open date: 27 November 2007
Closed date: 4 March 2008
Response date: 26 August 2008

Adjudicator to HM Land Registry statutory instruments

Open date: 15 August 2007
Closed date: 7 November 2007
Response date: 20 August 2008

Conditional fee agreements in publication proceedings: success fees and after the event insurance

Open date: 9 August 2007
Closed date: 31 October 2007
Response date: 31 July 2008

Case track limits and the claims process for personal injury claims

Open date: 20 April 2007
Closed date: 13 July 2007
Response date: 21 July 2008

Data sharing review consultation

Open date: 12 December 2007
Closed date: 15 February 2008
Response date: 11 July 2008

Fees for the marked register of electors produced at UK elections

Open date: 26 July 2007
Closed date: 18 October 2007
Response date: 27 June 2008

Draft Consumer Credit Appeals Tribunal Rules 2008

Open date: 5 November 2007
Closed date: 27 January 2008
Response date: 26 June 2008

Debt claim process: helping people in debt to engage with the problem

Open date: 5 September 2007
Closed date: 5 December 2007
Response date: 13 June 2008

Public law family fees

Open date: 19 December 2007
Closed date: 11 March 2008
Response date: 11 June 2008

Consultation on the deprivation of liberty safeguards code of practice and regulations

Open date: 10 September 2007
Closed date: 2 December 2007
Response date: 9 June 2008

Third sector strategy

Open date: 20 December 2007
Closed date: 20 March 2008
Response date: 6 June 2008

Enhancing procedural rights and co-operation in the EU

Open date: 28 February 2008
Closed date: 10 April 2008
Response date: 4 June 2008

Cremation regulations consolidation and modernisation

Open date: 16 July 2007
Closed date: 22 October 2007
Response date: 21 May 2008

Statutory duty for doctors and other public service personnel to report deaths to the coroner

Open date: 26 July 2007
Closed date: 7 September 2007
Response date: 21 May 2008

Transforming tribunals: implementing part 1 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007

Open date: 28 November 2007
Closed date: 22 February 2008
Response date: 19 May 2008

Asylum and Immigration Tribunal (Procedure) (Amendment) Rules 2008 and the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal (Fast Track Procedure) (Amendment) Rules 2008

Open date: 5 November 2007
Closed date: 16 December 2007
Response date: 21 April 2008

Possession of non-photographic visual depictions of child sex abuse

Open date: 2 April 2007
Closed date: 22 June 2007
Response date: 28 May 2008

Governance of Britain - War Powers and Treaties: Limiting Executive Powers

Open date: 25 October 2007
Closed date: 17 January 2008
Response date: 25 March 2008

Governance of Britain: Judicial Appointments

Open date: 25 October 2007
Closed date: 17 January 2008
Response date: 25 March 2008

Governance of Britain - analysis of consultations

Open date: 3 July 2007
Closed date: 25 March 2008
Response date: 25 March 2008

Draft Charity Tribunal Rules 2007

Open date: 16 August 2007
Closed date: 7 November 2007
Response date: 31 March 2008

Review of Part 6 of the Civil Procedure Rules: Service of Documents

Open date: 5 July 2007
Closed date: 28 September 2007
Response date: 18 March 2008

Regulation of Enforcement Agents

Open date: 30 January 2007
Closed date: 25 April 2007
Response date: 18 March 2008