Shelter Briefing on Lords’ Amendments to the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill

By: Scott Dawes  Published: November 2014


This briefing outlines the case for the retention of the three Lords’ amendments relating to judicial reviews and intervening.

Summary

Ahead of the Consideration of Lords' Amendments on December 1st 2014, this MPs' briefing highlights three important amendments that seek to safeguard judicial review's ability to hold public bodies to account; intervening in judicial review cases; ensuring courts remain focused on the legality of decision and not outcomes; and what parties should be considered when awarding costs.

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