This document contains the following information: Judicial statistics England and Wales for the year 2004.
This publication covers the work of the criminal and civil courts in England and Wales for which the Lord Chancellor is responsible (the Supreme Court which consists of the Court of Appeal, the High Court, and the Crown Court and of the county courts system), as well as the work of some associated offices, including the Public Guardianship Office, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council and certain tribunals. This volume contains statistics for the year 2004, with sections relating to: the function, constitution and jurisdiction of the individual courts or tribunals; the judiciary; taxation of costs and publicly funded legal services; data quality and sources.
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