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NCJ Number: 201104 Find in a Library
Title: Time Intervals for Criminal Proceedings in Magistrates' Courts: June 2001
Author(s): Jo Peacock
Corporate Author: Great Britain Lord Chancellor's Dept
Magistrates' Courts Division
United Kingdom
Date Published: 2001
Page Count: 20
Sponsoring Agency: Great Britain Lord Chancellor's Dept
London, SW1E 6QW, England
Sale Source: Great Britain Lord Chancellor's Dept
Magistrates' Courts Division
4th Floor, Selborne House
54-60 Victoria Street
London, SW1E 6QW,
United Kingdom
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This bulletin presents findings from the June 2001 Time Intervals Survey reporting on time intervals for criminal proceedings in magistrates’ courts in England.
Abstract: Prepared by the Information Management Unit and Magistrates’ Courts Division in the Lord Chancellor’s Department, this report presents the results from the June 2001 Time Intervals Survey which reports on the time taken between stages of proceedings for defendants in completed criminal cases in magistrates’ courts. The report consists of three sections: (1) a description of the results of the survey; (2) tables of detailed results from the latest survey and previous surveys; and (3) methodological notes and additional information. In addition, the results are presented in three parts: indictable cases; indictable cases: youth court results; and youth defendants. Main points of the survey in regards to indictable cases include: (1) reduction in delay from first listing to completion, (2) increase in percentage of cases completed at first listing, and (3) reduction in youth court delay. A main point in regards to youth defendants include reduction delay. The average time from offense to completion for defendants in indictable cases in youth courts fell to 90 days in June 2001 from 94 days in June 2000 and 101 days in June 1999. The average time from offense to completion for youth defendants in all criminal cases fell to 87 days in June 2001 from 93 days in June 2000 and 107 days in June 1999. Tables
Main Term(s): Court management
Index Term(s): Case processing; Court case flow; Court case flow management; Court delays; Court statistics; England; United Kingdom (UK); Wales
Note: Statistics on Magistrates' Courts Information Bulletin, Issue 4/2001
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