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Criminal Justice Disability Project Report published
31 July 2018
A Criminal Justice Disability Project (CJDP) was set up by the Justice Board to promote and enable accessibility of service across the criminal justice sector in Scotland for people with disabilities.
The final report of the CJDP is now published by the member organisations and available below. A larger print version is also available for download.
The project considered the recommendations contained within the reports Hidden in Plain Sight, Out in the Open and the Justice Steering Group Report 2009; and how these can be implemented across criminal justice organisations
The CJDP included representatives from:
- Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS)
- Law Society of Scotland
- Police Scotland
- Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS)
- Scottish Government
- Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB)
- Scottish Prison Service (SPS)
- an advisor from the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
SLAB’s Inverness direct services are moving to a new office
1 June 2021
The Highland and Islands Civil Legal Assistance Office and Inverness Public Defenders Solicitors’ Office are relocating to a new shared office today.
Notification of publication of Records Management Plan
19 May 2021
We’ve published our 2021 Records Management Plan under the Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011, complying with the Keeper of the Records of Scotland.
May Day and solicitor payment arrangements
29 April 2021
Our offices will be closed for the May Day public holiday on Monday 3 May 2021.
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Easter and May Day opening hours and solicitor payment arrangements
26 March 2021
View information about the payment dates over the Easter and May Day public holidays 2021 and opening hours.