Transforming our justice system: summary of reforms and consultation

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Corporate author(s)
Great Britain. Ministry of Justice
Ministry of Justice
Date of publication
1 September 2016
Criminal Justice Services, Offenders
Social welfare
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This document outlines what the Ministry of Justice is doing to achieve reform of the justice system, and invites the public and interested stakeholders to give their views on certain specific measures. Namely, to:

  • Provide additional assistance to court users who have difficulty using digital services.
  • Allow online guilty pleas and fixed fines for some minor offences.
  • Change the rules on the composition of tribunals to reduce the average number on a panel.

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