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. 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. Alcohol licensing
  5. DBS checks: guidance for employers
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News and communications

  1. Miss A Clark v Caffi Ama Ltd:1601059/2018
  2. Ms V Barnard v Hampshire Fire and Rescue: UKEAT/0179/18/LA
  3. Mr Robert Mitcham v Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency: 1600939/2017
  4. Mr M Hopwood v Hampshire County Council and The Governing Body of Oak Lodge School: 1402921/2018
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Research and statistics

  1. Prison population figures: 2018
  2. Youth custody data
  3. Magistrates' Court Bulletin July to September 2018
  4. Crown Court Bulletin July to September 2018
  5. Security Situation Statistics for Northern Ireland, period ending 31 October 2018
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Improving access to social housing for victims of domestic abuse: consultation
  2. Forensic medical exam standard for sexual assault complainants
  3. Revised national standards for children in the youth justice system 2019
  4. Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill 2018: overarching documents
  5. Serious and Organised Crime Strategy 2018
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. South East Region Reading Employment Tribunal user group minutes, April 2018
  2. South East Region Cambridge Employment Tribunal user group minutes, April 2018
  3. South East Region Watford Employment Tribunal user group minutes, April 2018
  4. Early Intervention Youth Fund: successful bids
  5. HMCTS reform programme: reform update
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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. Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs
  13. Judicial Appointments and Conduct Ombudsman
  14. Biometrics Commissioner
  15. Defence Infrastructure Organisation
  16. Environment Agency
  17. Police Advisory Board for England and Wales
  18. Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group
  19. Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner
  20. The Charity Commission
  21. Government Chemist
  22. HM Land Registry
  23. Ofsted
  24. Competition and Markets Authority
  25. Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
  26. Independent Anti-slavery Commissioner
  27. Innovate UK
  28. Insolvency Rules Committee
  29. Commission for Countering Extremism
  30. Gangmasters Licensing Appeals
  31. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
  32. Technical Advisory Board