We have now included a link to the Judicial College’s Equal Treatment Bench Book. This is available under External Links Read more

The Adult Court Pronouncement Cards have been updated to reflect the removal of the Criminal Courts charge.  The Judicial College has Read more

The online version of the Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines has been updated as the sentencing guidelines on theft offences and Read more

From 24 December 2015, the Criminal Courts Charge no longer applies following the announcement made by the Lord Chancellor and Read more

A new guideline for determining whether cases should be dealt with by a magistrates’ court or the Crown Court was Read more