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. Lasting power of attorney forms

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

  5. Pay a court fine

    The only service you can use to pay your court fine online, or by telephone using a credit or debit card.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Basic checks
  2. Equality Act 2010: guidance
  3. Fees in the Civil and Family Courts - main fees (EX50)
  4. Find out if a person has a record for child sexual offences
  5. Alcohol licensing
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News and communications

  1. MH v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (PIP): [2016] UKUT 531 (AAC) ; [2018] AACR 12
  2. Miss R Clarke v British American Group Ltd: 1303065/2018
  3. Ms I Martinez v Kings Reach Flats Management Ltd: 2300862/2018
  4. Mr N Nicolaou v Gray and McDonnell Ltd, Unit 3 and 4 and Joe Joseph, Unit 3 and 4: 2301473/2018
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Research and statistics

  1. Outcome of unduly lenient sentence referrals
  2. Prison population figures: 2018
  3. Youth custody data
  4. Prison population figures: 2019
  5. Midlands (NPS)
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Amending the Advocates’ Graduated Fee Scheme
  2. Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017: Implementing the Act
  3. Prison health inquiry: government response
  4. Park Watch: the first organisation awarded SCC certification for ANPR cameras
  5. Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Act 2018
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Contracts consultative groups
  2. National surveillance camera strategy for England and Wales
  3. Contract terminations and exclusions
  4. Forensic pathology: audit report 7
  5. College of Policing annual report and account: 2017 to 2018
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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. Youth Justice Board for England and Wales
  6. Parole Board
  7. Forensic Science Regulator
  8. Surveillance Camera Commissioner
  9. HM Prison Service
  10. National Counter Terrorism Security Office
  11. National Probation Service
  12. First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber)
  13. Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs
  14. Environment Agency
  15. Judicial Appointments and Conduct Ombudsman
  16. Biometrics Commissioner
  17. Defence Infrastructure Organisation
  18. Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner
  19. Police Advisory Board for England and Wales
  20. Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group
  21. The Charity Commission
  22. Ofsted
  23. Government Chemist
  24. HM Land Registry
  25. Commission for Countering Extremism
  26. Competition and Markets Authority
  27. Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
  28. Independent Anti-slavery Commissioner
  29. Innovate UK
  30. Insolvency Rules Committee
  31. First-tier Tribunal (General Regulatory Chamber)
  32. Gangmasters Licensing Appeals
  33. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
  34. Technical Advisory Board