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The consultation proposed the merger of the 4 Local Justice Areas (LJAs) in North Yorkshire into a single area to be known as the North Yorkshire LJA.
The response paper summarises and analyses the responses. It sets out the decision and reasons of the North and West Yorkshire Judicial Business Group to seek the approval of the Lord Chancellor to merge the 4 Local Justice Areas into 1, to be known as the North Yorkshire Local Justice Area.
This consultation seeks the views of people or organisations that may be affected by the proposed change, including magistrates, other judicial office holders, court users, stakeholders, and public authorities and charities within North Yorkshire.