Guidance and regulation

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  • Magistrate advisory committee recruitment information

    Details of vacancies and where to apply to be a magistrate in your area.

  • Criminal injuries compensation: a guide

    A guide to applying for compensation under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme.

  • Updated guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

    Explains the difference between spent and unspent convictions, outlines which convictions must be declared when applying for jobs and any exceptions.

  • Becoming a magistrate: guidance for applicants

    How to apply to become a magistrate, with questions to ask yourself before applying and details of how the recruitment process works.

  • DBS filtering guide

    Filtering identifies and removes protected convictions and cautions so that they are not disclosed on a DBS certificate.

  • The code of practice for victims of crime and supporting public information materials

    Code of practice governing services to be provided in England and Wales to victims of criminal conduct which occurred in England and Wales.

  • Revenge Porn

    Revenge Porn: sharing private sexual materials with intent to cause distress

  • Guide to coroner services and coroner investigations – a short guide

    The ‘Guide to coroner services' is primarily for bereaved people but others involved in or affected by a coroner investigation or attending a coroner’s inquest may also find it helpful.

  • Bribery Act 2010 guidance

    Guidance to help commercial organisations understand the sorts of procedures they can put in place to prevent bribery.

  • Handling crimes in prison: agreement

    The agreement between HMPPS, the National Police Chief’s Council and the CPS on the referral, investigation and prosecution of crimes committed in prisons.

  • Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act Code of Practice

    Revised Code of Practice governing disclosure of unused material in criminal cases, now awaiting Parliamentary approval.

  • The Hardship Fund — a guide

    A guide to applying for a payment from the Hardship Fund.

  • Offending behaviour programmes and interventions

    Offending behaviour programmes and interventions currently available for offenders in England and Wales.

  • Multi-agency public protection arrangements (MAPPA)

    Assess and manage the risks posed by sexual and violent offenders: guidance for the police, prison service and probation trusts.

  • Bereavement damages: draft remedial order

    A draft remedial order to amend section 1A of the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 to allow an award of bereavement damages to a new category of claimant.

  • Family law disputes involving EU after Brexit: guidance for public

    What to do if you are involved in a family law dispute (including divorce and child maintenance) with someone living in the EU after Brexit.

  • Victim Personal Statement

    The Victim Personal Statement gives victims an opportunity to explain how the crime has affected them, physically, emotionally, psychologically, financially or in any other way.

  • Claim compensation for injury or financial loss

    How to claim compensation yourself or if using a claims management company, check they're authorised, your rights and their obligations.

  • Professional court user Wi-Fi guide

    Guidance for judges, defence lawyers and prosecutors on accessing the professional Wi-Fi network in criminal courts in England and Wales.

  • Get help with prison visits

    Get help with prison visits with the Assisted Prison Visits Scheme.