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Ministry of Justice: Annual Reports

Volume 701: debated on Thursday 1 May 2008

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Which annual reports the Ministry of Justice is required by Acts of Parliament to produce; and, in each case, what is the authorising Act. [HL3132]

The Ministry of Justice is obliged by statute to lay the following annual documents before parliament:

Annual report by:

Authorising Act of Parliament

Chief Inspector of Prisons

Prison Act 1952

Criminal Cases Review Commission

Criminal Appeal Act 1995

Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority

Criminal Injuries Compensation Act 1995

Her Majesty's Courts Service

Courts Act 2003

Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Court Administration

Courts Act 2003

Independent Monitoring Boards

Prison Act 1952

Information Commissioner's Office

Data Protection Act 1998 and Freedom of Information Act 2000

Judicial Appointments and Conduct Ombudsman

Constitutional Reform Act 2005

Judicial Appointments Commission

Constitutional Reform Act 2005

Law Commission

Law Commissions Act 1965

Legal Services Commission

Access to Justice Act 1999

Office of the Legal Services Complaints Commissioner

Access to Justice Act 1999

Office of the Legal Services Ombudsman

Courts and Legal Services Act 1990

Parole Board

Criminal Justice Act 2003

Probation Boards

Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000

Sentencing Guidelines Council

Criminal Justice Act 2003

Statistics on race and the criminal justice system (by OCJR)

Criminal Justice Act 1991

Statistics on women and the criminal justice system (by OCJR)

Criminal Justice Act 1991

Tribunals Service

Criminal Injuries Compensation Act 1995 after consultation with the Scottish Ministers in accordance with the Scotland Act 1998

Victims' Advisory Panel

Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004. An annual report is only required by the Act if the panel is consulted by the Secretary of State in a particular year.