Crime, justice and law


  1. Search for a trade mark

    Look up a trade mark to see if something identical or similar to your brand is already registered

  2. Visit someone in prison

    Make a request for a social visit someone in a prison in England and Wales

  3. Send money to someone in prison

    Send money to a prisoner in England and Wales by debit card or bank transfer for free

  4. Data protection

    The Data Protection Act (DPA) controls how personal information can be used and your rights to ask for information about yourself

  5. Lasting power of attorney forms

    Download the forms and guidance to make and register a lasting power of attorney (LPA).

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Track or view your DBS certificate
  2. Basic checks
  3. Equality Act 2010: guidance
  4. Borders, immigration and citizenship: privacy information notice
  5. Fees in the Civil and Family Courts - main fees (EX50)
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News and communications

  1. Mr M Kwatra v Machine OS Ltd: 3202497/2018
  2. Ms D Dyer v Glencrest Seatex Ltd and others: 3202250/2018
  3. Miss C Ruff v Aimee Hair: 3201218/2018
  4. Mr J Harris v Meatcleaver Ltd: 3202129/2018
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Research and statistics

  1. Developing a toolkit to measure intermediate outcomes to reduce reoffending from arts and mentoring interventions
  2. The Assessment, Care in Custody and Teamwork process in prison: findings from qualitative research
  3. Prison population figures: 2019
  4. Modern Slavery Act 2015 review: third interim report
  5. Modern Slavery Act 2015 review: fourth interim report
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Call for evidence - review of legal aid for inquests
  2. DBS Privacy Policies
  3. Online Account Privacy Policy
  4. Protocol between MOJ and the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman
  5. Strategy to end violence against women and girls: 2016 to 2020
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Ministry of Justice spending over £25,000: 2019
  2. Her Majesty’s Prison & Probation Service spending over £25,000: 2019
  3. HMCTS spending over £25,000: 2019
  4. Legal Aid Agency spending over £25,000: 2019
  5. MOJ arm's length bodies spending over £25,000: January 2019
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  1. Employment Tribunal
  2. Employment Appeal Tribunal
  3. Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber)
  4. Upper Tribunal (Administrative Appeals Chamber)
  5. First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber)
  6. Youth Justice Board for England and Wales
  7. Parole Board
  8. Forensic Science Regulator
  9. Surveillance Camera Commissioner
  10. National Counter Terrorism Security Office
  11. HM Prison Service
  12. National Probation Service
  13. Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs
  14. Environment Agency
  15. Defence Infrastructure Organisation
  16. Judicial Appointments and Conduct Ombudsman
  17. Biometrics Commissioner
  18. Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group
  19. Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner
  20. Police Advisory Board for England and Wales
  21. The Charity Commission
  22. Innovate UK
  23. Commission for Countering Extremism
  24. Government Chemist
  25. HM Land Registry
  26. Ofsted
  27. Export Control Joint Unit
  28. Competition and Markets Authority
  29. Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
  30. Independent Anti-slavery Commissioner
  31. Insolvency Rules Committee
  32. First-tier Tribunal (General Regulatory Chamber)
  33. Gangmasters Licensing Appeals
  34. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
  35. Technical Advisory Board
  36. The Business and Property Courts