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  • Future Provision of Medical Reports in Road Traffic Accident related personal injury claims

    The government is conducting a short, focused consultation to seek views on a revised medical reporting process for unrepresented claimants. As part of its whiplash reform programme, the government is making changes via the Civil Procedure Rules to increase the small claims track... More
    Opened 2 days ago
  • Overarching Principles: Sentencing offenders with Mental Health Conditions or Disorders Consultation

    What is the Sentencing Council? The Sentencing Council is the independent body responsible for developing sentencing guidelines which courts in England and Wales must follow when passing a sentence. The Council consults on proposed guidelines before they come into force and makes... More
    Opened 2 weeks ago
  • Fixed recoverable costs consultation

    This is a consultation on extending Fixed Recoverable Costs in civil cases in England and Wales, following Sir Rupert Jackson’s 2017 report. Fixed Recoverable Costs (FRC) prescribe the amount of damages that can be claimed back from a losing party in civil litigation; they are a way of... More
    Opened 3 weeks ago
  • Consultation on coronial investigations of stillbirths

    A stillbirth is a tragedy which has a profound effect upon bereaved families. We are committed to ensuring that, wherever possible we do all we can to ensure that when such a tragedy occurs, lessons are learnt and changes made to prevent avoidable stillbirths in the future. Our... More
    Opened 4 weeks ago
  • Expanded Explanations in Sentencing Guidelines

    What is the Sentencing Council? The Sentencing Council is the independent body responsible for developing sentencing guidelines which courts in England and Wales must follow when passing a sentence. The Council consults on its proposed guidelines before they come into force and makes... More
    Opened 2 months ago
  • Enforcement of possession orders and alignment of procedures in the county court and high court

    The Civil Procedure Rule Committee (“CPRC”) is responsible, under the provisions of the Civil Procedure Act 1997 (“the 1997 Act”), for making rules of court governing the practice and procedure to be followed in the High Court and the County Court, and to do so with a view to securing... More
    Opened 2 months ago
  • Law Commission consultation on RTM: Leasehold home ownership: exercising the right to manage

    This is a public consultation by the Law Commission of England and Wales. The right to manage (“RTM”) was introduced to give leaseholders control over the management of their buildings. Leaseholders can set up an RTM company, which can then acquire the landlord’s management... More
    Opened 3 months ago
  • Law Commission survey on exercising the right to manage

    This survey accompanies the consultation on exercising the right to manage (“RTM”) being conducted by the Law Commission for England and Wales. The purpose of this survey is to collect information on leaseholders' experiences of the current RTM process. This information will provide part... More
    Opened 3 months ago
  • Law Commission consultation on simplifying the Immigration Rules

    This is a public consultation by the Law Commission for England and Wales. Topic of this consultation: This consultation paper reviews the Immigration Rules in order to identify the underlying causes of their complexity, and to identify principles under which they can be... More
    Opened 3 months ago
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