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A  B C D E F G H I  J K L M N O P Q R S T U V  W X Y Z

Acts of Parliament

Acts from 1996 onwards are available on The Stationery Office site.

Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986

Crime & Disorder Act 1998 is available on The Stationery Office Website

Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Act 1998  is available on The Stationery Office website

Data Protection Act 1998 is available on The Stationery Office Website

Human Rights Act 1998 is available on The Stationery Office Website

The Lotteries and Amusements Act 1976: Frequent Draws
 

Animals

The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (Amendment) Regulations 1998 (draft)

The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (Appropriate Methods of Humane Killing) Order 1996 [SI 1996 No. 3278]

The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act (Amendment) Order 1993 [SI 1993 No. 2103]

The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act (Amendment) Regulations 1993 [SI 1993 No.2102]

Code of Practice for the Housing and Care of Animals in Designated Breeding and Supplying Establishments [Published under the previous administration which ended on 2 May 1997]

Code of Practice for the Housing and Care of Animals used in Scientific Procedures [Published under the previous administration which ended on 2 May 1997]

Guidance on the Operation of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 [Published under the previous administration which ended on 2 May 1997]

Report of the Animal Procedures Committee for 1997  (File Size 502Kb - This file may take some time to download)

The Humane Killing of Animals under Schedule 1 to the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 [Published under the previous administration which ended on 2 May 1997]

The Use of Animals in Scientific Procedures [Published under the previous administration which ended on 2 May 1997]
 

Bills Before Parliament

Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill is available from the UK Parliament website

Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Bill is available from the UK Parliament website
 
Circulars

Some Home Office Circulars are available on the internet.  They are grouped together by Year of Publication.

Consultation Papers

Community Protection Order: a consultation paper

Community Safety Order: a consultation paper [Archive]

Casino deregulation: consultation on relaxation of controls on membership, advertising and jackpot machines

Consultation paper on the Forensic Science Service move to trading fund status

Control of Unscrupulous Immigration Advisors: a consultation document

Data Protection Act 1998: consultation paper on notification regulations

Data Protection: The Government's Proposals [Archive]

Data Protection Act 1998: consultation paper on subordinate legislation

Determining mode of trial in either-way cases: a consultation paper

Drug Supply Offender Protection Order: consultation paper

Fairer, faster and firmer: a modern approach to immigration and asylum (White paper, Cm 4018) is available on the Stationery Office Website

Fire safety legislation for the future: a consultation document

Fire service pensions review: a consultation document

Getting to grips with crime: a new framework for local action [Archive]

Home Office Working Group on Confiscation: Third Report: Criminal Assets

Improving parole decision-making: a consultation paper

Joining forces to protect the public: a consultation paper

Juries in serious fraud trials: a consultation document

Juries in serious fraud trials: a consultation document 

Legislation Against Terrorism Command Paper Cm 4178, is available on The Stationery Office Website.

Liquor Licensing Deregulation: consultation on New year's Eve licensing hours

New national and local focus on youth crime: a consultation paper [Archive]

No more excuses - a new approach to tackling youth crime in England and Wales

Police pensions review: a consultation document

Preventing children offending: a consultation document [Archive] [Published under the previous administration which ended on 2 May 1997]

Proposals for amending the Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations 1997: a consultation document

Racial violence and harassment: a consultation document [Archive]

Reducing remand delays: a consultation paper [Archive]

Review of appeals: a consultation paper

Review of football-related legislation  (File Size 898Kb - This file may take some time to download)

Rights Brought Home: The Human Rights Bill   available from the Stationery Office site

Support services in family proceedings - future organisation of court welfare services: consultation paper. (Available on the Department of Health Website)

Supporting Families : a consultation paper  An HTML (text) version is also available. This lacks the illustrations.

Tackling delays in the youth justice system: a consultation paper [Archive]

Tackling youth crime [consultation paper] [Archive]

Violence: reforming the Offences Against the Person Act 1861 [a consultation paper]
 

Coroners

The Work of the coroner: some questions answered

The Work of the coroner: some questions answered : Welsh version 
 

Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (Home Office guidance)

Crime & Disorder Act 1998 is available on The Stationery Office Website

Guidance on the Crime & Disorder Act is available here
 

Crime Prevention

Beat the burglar: make your home more secure

The Big steal is on: what you can do to prevent theft from your farm

Bombs: protecting people and property: a guide for small businesses

Bombs: protecting people and property: a handbook for managers [3rd ed] 329Kb 

Business as usual: maximising business resilience to terrorist bombings: a handbook for managers  202Kb 

Car Theft Index 1997

Coded for keeps: postcoding your property can help deter thieves

Crime Reduction Programme - Burglary Reduction Initiative:  prospectus for strategic development projects

Getting to grips with crime: a new framework for local action [Archive]

Joining forces to protect the public: a consultation paper

Neighbourhood Watch training package

New national and local focus on youth crime: a consultation paper [Archive]

Peace of mind while you're away

Preventing burglary: a guide for retailers

Preventing children offending: a consultation document [Archive] [Published under the previous administration which ended on 2 May 1997]

Preventing customer fraud: a guide for retailers

Preventing customer theft: a guide for retailers

Preventing robbery: a guide for retailers

Preventing violence against staff: a guide for retailers

The Prevention of Corruption. Consolidation and Amendment of the Prevention of Corruption Acts 1889-1916: a Government statement [Archive]

Proceedings of the "What works in community safety" conference, 16 September 1997

Racially Aggravated Offences - Crime and Disorder Act 1998

Racial violence and harassment: a consultation document [Archive]

Reducing Crime and Tackling its Causes  - A briefing note on the Crime Reduction Programme

Reducing offending: an assessment of research evidence on ways of dealing with offending behaviour 

Review of football-related legislation  (File Size 898Kb - This file may take some time to download)

Site theft - a spanner in the works

Tackling youth crime [consultation paper] [Archive]

Welcome to neighbourhood watch

Your practical guide to crime prevention
 

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Planning Structures : Joint Statement by the Home Secretary, Lord Chancellor and Attorney General (21st July 1998)

Integrating Business & Information Systems Unit (IBIS): launch

Management Statement for the Criminal Cases Review Commission

Reducing delays: adressing the reasons for non-compliance with the Pre-Trial Issues (PTI) time guidelines (Home Office Circular 24/1998)

Reducing remand delays: a consultation paper [Archive]

Review of Delay in the Criminal Justice System [Published under the previous administration which ended on 2 May 1997]

Speaking up for justice: report of the Interdepartmental Working Group on the treatment of Vulnerable or Intimidated Witnesses in the Criminal Justice System 

Tackling delays in the youth justice system: a consultation paper [Archive]
 

Criminal Law

Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996: introductory guide [Archive] [Published under the previous administration which ended on 2 May 1997]

Draft Offences Against the Person Bill

Home Office Working Group on Confiscation: Third Report: Criminal Assets

Juries in serious fraud trials: a consultation document

Juries in serious fraud trials: a consultation document 

Notifiable Offences England and Wales 1997

Witness in Court
 

Data Protection

Data Protection: The Government's Proposals [Archive]

Data Protection Act 1998: consultation paper on notification regulations

Data Protection Act 1998: consultation paper on subordinate legislation
 

Drugs & Drug Prevention

Drug Supply Offender Protection Order: invitation to consultation

Drug Supply Offender Protection Order: Notices of Amendments on the Crime and Disorder Bill

Drug treatment and testing order: background and issues for consultation  [This document has been distributed to interested bodies as a basis for discussion. It is not published as part of a public consultation exercise] [Archive]

Drugs and Crime

Reports from the Drugs Prevention Initiative are available here
 

Emergency Planning

Publications from the Emergency Planning Division are available here
 

Fire Safety

Assessment of domestic smoke alarm tests

Causes of Fire Deaths: Summary Report

Comparison of domestic smoke alarm sensitivity standards  Summary Report

Development of a user-friendly interface for a fire model

Draft ISO standard on fire safety engineering life safety  Summary Report

Evaluation of GD92 framework agreements  Summary Report

Fire Models Training Manual for Fire Safety Officers: Volume 1: Fastlite 

Fire Models Training Manual for Safety Officers: volume 3: hazard - 1

Fire Precautions in the Workplace: Information for Employers about the Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations 1997

Fire Precautions (Workplace) (Amendment) Regulations: proforma for comments on the proposals

Fire Research News: Issue 19: Summer 1995[Archive] [Published under the previous administration which ended on 2 May 1997]

Fire Research News issues 19, 20 & 21

Fire Safety in the Home [Published under the previous administration which ended on 2 May 1997]

Fire safety legislation for the future: a consultation document

Fire safety of sandwich panels  Summary Report

Fire Safety Week 97: 29th September-4th October: Planning Guide [Archive]

Frances the Firefly [Published under the previous administration which ended on 2 May 1997]

Healthy Smoke Alarm Campaign: December 1998

Japanese fire safety engineering principles for performance-based building regulations: a novel approach 

Proposals for amending the Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations 1997: a consultation document

Safe as Houses: the report of the Community Fire Safety Task Force to the Home Office 

Safety First ( news bulletins produced by the Health and Safety Section of HM Fire Services Inspectorate)

Siting of domestic smoke alarms

Sprinklers for life safety in shops: survey of shops

Wake up! get a smoke alarm [Published under the previous administration which ended on 2 May 1997]

Water additives for fighting class A fires  Summary Report
 

Fire Service

Development and Trial of a Risk Assessment Toolkit for the United Kingdom Fire Service

Fire Cover Modelling for Brigades

Fire service pensions review: a consultation document

Out of the line of fire: modernising the standards of fire cover 

Year 2000 compliance guidance notes for the Fire Service
 

Firearms

Ex Gratia Payment Scheme for Small-Calibre Pistols [Archive]

Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997: large-calibre handgun compensation scheme [Archive]

Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997: Section 7 Historic Arms: guidance to the police [Archive]

Firearms: Approval of rifle and muzzle-loading pistol clubs

Firearms: Changes in the law [1st July 1997]

Small-calibre pistol compensation scheme and surrender arrangements [Archive]
 

Freedom of Information

Freedom of Information publications

Opening up Home Office Records [Published under the previous administration which ended on 2 May 1997]
 

Gambling

Consultation on relaxation of controls on membership, advertising and jackpot machines

Lotteries (Frequent Draws) Bill (draft)
 

General

Ethnic Minorities - funding for additional support [Archive]

History of the Home Office 1782-1982 [Published under the previous administration which ended on 2 May 1997]

The Home Office and The European Union

Home Office Annual Report 1998-99: The Government's Expenditure Plans 1998-99 for the Home Office and Charity Commission

Home Secretary's speech on the subject of the family (23 July 1998)

The Role of the Home Office in relation to the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man [Published under the previous administration which ended on 2 May 1997]
 

Human Rights

Human Rights Act 1998 is available on The Stationery Office Website

Rights Brought Home: The Human Rights Bill   available from the Stationery Office site

United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment: Third Report under Article 19 by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Metropolitan Territory)
 

Immigration

Concession outside the Immigration Rules for unmarried partners

Control of Unscrupulous Immigration Advisors: a consultation document

Fairer, faster and firmer: a modern approach to immigration and asylum (White paper, Cm 4018) is available on the Stationery Office Website

Immigration Information Leaflets [Published under the previous administration which ended on 2 May 1997]

Immigration and Nationality Directorate's Instructions to Staff

Prevention of illegal working: guidance for employers [Published under the previous administration which ended on 2 May 1997]

Review of appeals: a consultation paper

Statement of changes in immigration rules (HC 395) Includes all statements of changes up to and including HC161 (31st July 1997)
 

Juvenile Offenders

Guidance on establishing youth offending teams - draft guidance for police, probation, social services, education and health services produced by the Youth Justice Task Force

Crime & Disorder Act 1998 - Implementing the Act, Delivering the Aim:The text of a presentation given by the Juveniles Offenders Unit to the conference "Crime & Disorder Act 1998 - Implementing the Act, Delivering the Aim" at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, 4 November 1998

No more excuses - a new approach to tackling youth crime in England and Wales

No more excuses - a new approach to tackling youth crime in England and Wales: summary
 

Local Authorities

Home Office Circular 25/1996: Arrangements for confirmation of local authority byelaws

Model Byelaw 1 - Consumption of intoxicating liquor in designated places

Model Byelaw 1 Notes  - Consumption of intoxicating liquor in designated places

Model Byelaw 2 - Pleasure grounds, public walks and open spaces

Model Byelaw 2 Notes - Pleasure grounds, public walks and open spaces

Model Byelaw 3 - Amusement premises

Model Byelaw 3 Notes - Amusement premises

Model Byelaw 4 - Pleasure fairs

Model Byelaw 4 Notes - Pleasure fairs

Model Byelaw 5 - Pleasure boats and vessels

Model Byelaw 5 Notes - Pleasure boats and vessels

Model Byelaw 6 - The seashore

Model Byelaw 6 Notes - The seashore

Model Byelaw 7 - Seaside pleasure boats

Model Byelaw 7 Notes - Seaside pleasure boats

Model Byelaw 8 - Good rule and government 

Model Byelaw 8 Notes - Good rule and government

Procedures for making byelaws
 

Nationality

British Nationality guidance notes and application forms

A Guide to registration as a British citizen under the British Nationality (Hong Kong) Act 1997
 

Police

1997 Inspection Report: The National Criminal Intelligence Service: a report by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary

Auditing crime and disorder: guidance for local partnerships 

Beating crime: HMIC Thematic Inspection Report 1998

Chief Officer of Police Letter regarding ministerial priorities, key performance indicators and efficiency planning for 1999/2000

Deaths in Police Custody: Statistics for England & Wales, April 1997 to March 1998

Formula for police specific grant and police standard spending assessment in 1999/2000

Intrusive Surveillance: Code of Practice

Masefield's Progress: how heavy is the administrative burden on the police now? [Published under the previous administration which ended on 2 May 1997]

Officer safety: minimising the risk of violence: a report by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary 

Police anti-drug strategies: tackling drugs together three years on 

Police Capital Allocations 1999/2000

Police Funding 1999/2000

THE POLICE GRANT REPORT (ENGLAND AND WALES) 1999/2000: Report by the Secretary of State for the Home Department under section 46 of the Police Act 1996

Police pensions review: a consultation document

The Police Research Group publications are available here

Police: serving the community

Policing with Intelligence: criminal intelligence: HMIC thematic inspection report on good practice 1997/98 

Repeat victimisation: taking stock

Road Policing and Traffic: HMIC Thematic Inspection Report 

Targeted Policing: Prospectus for developmental projects

Winning the race: policing plural communities - HMIC thematic inspection report on police community and race relations 1996/97 

Year 2000 Compliance: a guide for the police
 

Prisons

Annual Report of HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for England and Wales April 1996 - November 1997

HM Inspectorate of Prisons Reports

Prisons Ombudsman Annual Report 1996

The Prisons Ombudsman's Annual Report 1997 

Prisons over two centuries [Published under the previous administration which ended on 2 May 1997]

The prison population in 1997: a statistical review (Research Findings No. 76)

Prisons - probation review : Final report
 

Probation

Delivering an enhanced level of community supervision: report of a Thematic Inspection on the Work of Approved Probation and Bail Hostels

Evidence based practice: a guide to effective practice

HMI Probation Thematic Inspection Programme

HMI Probation Quality and Effectiveness (Q&E) Inspection Programme

Improving parole decision-making: a consultation paper

Prisons - Probation Review : final report

Release of prisoners: information for victims of serious sexual or other violent offences 
 

Race Equality

Ethnic Minorities - funding for additional support [Archive]

Evidence submitted by the Home Office to the second part of Sir William MacPherson's inquiry into matters arising from the death of Stephen Lawrence

Expenditure on approved projects: 1967-1998

Information regarding Section 11 of the Local Government Act 1966 - Grants

Letter regarding funding for education purposes of additional support for members of ethnic minorities

Memorandum of understanding between the Home Office and Migrant Help Line for the operation of a reception service for asylum seekers arriving at the Channel Ports

Memorandum of understanding between the Home Office and the Refugee Arrivals Project for the operation of a reception service for asylum seekers arriving at London's Airports

Memorandum of understanding between the Home Office and the Refugee Council for the operation of a panel of advisers for unaccompanied refugee children

Race and the Criminal Justice System 1997: A Home Office Publication under section 95 of the Criminal Justice Act 1991

Racial Discrimination: a guide to the Race Relations Act 1976

Racial violence and harassment: a consultation document [Archive]

Racially Aggravated Offences - Crime and Disorder Act 1998

Winning the race: policing plural communities - HMIC thematic inspection report on police community and race relations 1996/97 
 

Recruitment Literature

A Career in the Fire Service

Graduate opportunities for fast stream promotion in the Police Service

Police recruitment

Serving your community: opportunities as retained firefighters

Women in action: opportunities as retained firefighters
 

Research

The Police Research Group publications are available here

The Home Office Research Development and Statistics Directorate (RDS)  publish overviews of statistics on their web pages, and they also publish a list of recent publications, along with details of how to obtain them.
 

Sex Offences

Community Protection Order: a consultation paper

Draft Guidance on Children involved in Prostitution : a joint Home Office / Department of Health publication

Draft guidance on sex offender orders (guidance on Crime & Disorder Act)

Obscenity issues [Published under the previous administration which ended on 2 May 1997]
 

Statistics

The Home Office Research Development and Statistics Directorate (RDS)  publish overviews of statistics on their web pages, and they also publish a list of recent publications, along with details of how to obtain them.
 

Statutory Instruments (SIs)

Statutory Instruments from 1997 onwards are available on The Stationery Office site.

The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (Amendment) Regulations 1998 (draft)

The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (Appropriate Methods of Humane Killing) Order 1996 [SI 1996 No. 3278]

The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act (Amendment) Order 1993 [SI 1993 No. 2103]

The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act (Amendment) Regulations 1993 [SI 1993 No.2102]
 
Terrorism and Terrorists

Legislation Against Terrorism Command Paper Cm 4178, is available on The Stationery Office Website.

Legislation Against Terrorism: A Summary of the Government's Proposals in English

Legislation Against Terrorism: A Summary of the Government's Proposals in the Welsh Language

Victims of Crime

Child Protection: HMIC Thematic Inspection Report 1999 

The Victims Charter [Published under the previous administration which ended on 2 May 1997]

Victims of crime [English]

Victims of crime [Welsh]
 

Volunteering

Compact on relations between Government and the Voluntary and Community Sector in England

Grants to voluntary organisations from the Voluntary and Community Unit

Voluntary and Community Unit Family Support Grants Programme

Voluntary & Community Unit newsletters
 

Welsh language documents

Introductory Guide to the Crime and Disorder Act in Welsh

Victims of crime [Welsh]

The Work of the Coroner: some questions answered : Welsh version 



Home Office Publications and lists of recent Home Office publications are available via the Publications Section. Their contact details are:
 
Home Office Publications Section
Room 1024
50 Queen Anne's Gate
London SW1H 9AT
Tel: 0171 273 3072
Fax: 0171 273 2191

 

 



The Home Office Research Development and Statistics Directorate (RDS)  publish overviews of statistics on their web pages, and they also publish a list of recent publications, along with details of how to obtain them.

The Police Research Group provides a list of its publications, with links to the full reports and briefing notes on many of them.



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