A guide to civil and administrative justice statistics: glossary

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Corporate author(s)
Great Britain. Ministry of Justice
Ministry of Justice
Date of publication
15 November 2016
Criminal Justice Services, Offenders
Social welfare
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This document is a glossary for terms used in the Civil Court and Administrative system, focusing on concepts and definitions published in the following Ministry of Justice statistical publications:

  • Civil Justice Statistics Quarterly (Includes Civil Court Statistics from the now defunct “Court Statistics Quarterly” Publication; a chapter on Judicial Reviews; every six months a chapter on Privacy Injunctions; and annually figures from the Royal Courts of Justice).
  • Mortgage and Landlord Possession statistics.
  • Tribunal and Gender Recognition Statistics Quarterly (including Gender Recognition Statistics, tribunal information formerly in the Annual Tribunals Statistics publication and an additional chapter on employment tribunal fees).
  • Coroners Statistics.

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