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The criminal justice system

High court judges at the opening of Parliament in 1946.
High court judges at the opening of Parliament in 1946.
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The criminal justice system is comprised of all criminal courts, prison institutions, policing, sentencing and rehabilitation, amongst other related legislation. Various criminal justice acts have regulated the criminal justice system since 1877.

Related documents

Search using New Towns Act Children and Young Persons Act Criminal Justice Bill

Further reading

  • Morris, T., Crime and Criminal Justice since 1945 (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1989)