The Civil Justice Council has a statutory duty under the Civil Procedure Act 1997 to keep the civil justice system under review; consider how to make the civil justice system more accessible, fair and efficient; advise the Lord Chancellor and the Judiciary on the development of the civil justice system; refer proposals for change in the civil justice system to the Lord Chancellor and the Civil Procedure Committee; and make proposals for research.
Established under the Civil Procedure Act 1997. Of the non-ministerial appointments, the Chair, the Deputy Chair and three of the members are judicial appointments (these three appointments were vacant until October 2012).
|Chairs Remuneration (p.a. unless otherwise stated)|
|Chief Executive / Secretary Remuneration||Civil Servant|
|Register of Interests||Yes|
|Last Annual Report||2011-12|
|Last Review||currently undergoing a Triennial Review|