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CIVIL JUSTICE COUNCIL

Department

Ministry of Justice

Chair

The Right Hon Lord Dyson

Chief Executive

Peter Farr

Classification

Advisory NDPB

Contact Details

Royal Courts of Justice, London, WC2A 2LL
Phone: 020 7947 6670
Email: cjc@judiciary.gsi.gov.uk

WebSite: www.judiciary.gov.uk/about-the-judiciary/advisory-bodies/cjc

Overview

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).

PB13 Entry FULL
PB Reform Retain
Regulatory Function No
Chairs Remuneration (p.a. unless otherwise stated)
Chief Executive / Secretary Remuneration Civil Servant
Public Meetings Yes
Public Minutes Yes
Register of Interests Yes
Ombudsman
Last Annual Report 2011-12
Last Review currently undergoing a Triennial Review
Audit Arrangements
OCPA Regulated Yes

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