What are 2 public services in the English legal system and what are there roles and responsibilities?
Question by -s-o-u-t-h-s-i-d-e-: What are 2 public services in the English legal system and what are there roles and responsibilities?
This is excluding the police and the fireservice
Answer by Bamford1000
Crown Prosecution Service – http://www.cps.gov.uk/
The Crown Prosecution Service is responsible for prosecuting criminal cases investigated by the police in England and Wales.
HM Courts Service – http://www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk/cms/aboutus.htm
Her Majesty’s Courts Service (HMCS) is an executive agency of the Ministry of Justice (MoJ). Our remit is to deliver justice effectively and efficiently to the public.
Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority – https://www.cica.gov.uk/portal/page?_pageid=33,278194&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL
The CICA is responsible for administering the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme throughout England, Scotland and Wales. We pay compensation to eligible applicants who have been the victim of a violent crime.
The Criminal Cases Review Commission – http://www.ccrc.gov.uk/about.htm
The Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) is an independent public body that was set up in March 1997 by the 1995 Criminal Appeal Act. Our purpose is to review possible miscarriages of justice in the criminal courts of England, Wales and Northern Ireland and refer appropriate cases to the appeal courts.
There’s 4 examples – hope this helps.
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