Proposed merger of the North-East Suffolk, South-East Suffolk and West Suffolk Local Justice Areas

Closed 30 Mar 2014

Opened 14 Feb 2014

Results Updated 22 Apr 2014

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Overview

A consultation proposing a merger of the three current Local Justice Areas of North-East Suffolk, South-East Suffolk and West Suffolk and to merge the three Benches.
 
It is aimed at court uers, partners, magistrates, judiciary, staff and other parties with an interest in the provision of local justice arrangements in Suffolk.
 
The aim of the proposals is to provide the flxibility to enable all magistrates to undertake a number and range of sittings to develop and maintain competence and confidence, as well as enabling them to sit where they are most needed by the business.
 

Audiences

  • Litigants
  • Legal professionals
  • Judiciary

Interests

  • Courts