Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill

October 19, 2020

This briefing addresses JUSTICE’s concerns with the Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill. The Bill would amend Part II of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act and allow public bodies to authorise covert human intelligence sources (“CHIS”) to engage in criminal activities – including rape, murder and torture – with impunity. JUSTICE would welcome […]

European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill 2019-20

January 9, 2020

JUSTICE submitted a briefing to MPs on the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill 2019-20 ahead of House of Commons Committee Stage on 7 January 2020. JUSTICE takes no view on the UK’s decision to leave the EU. However, we have previously raised concerns about the rights implications of Brexit legislation as well as the resort […]

Committee Stage briefing on Courts and Tribunals (Online Procedure) Bill

June 12, 2019

JUSTICE submitted a briefing on the Courts and Tribunals (Online Procedure) Bill 2017-19 ahead of Committee Stage in the House of Lords. The Bill aims to establish an Online Procedure Rule Committee (“OPRC”), able to make Online Procedure Rules in relation to civil, tribunal and family proceedings. JUSTICE is broadly supportive of the Bill. In […]

The New JUSTICE Privacy Policy

May 25, 2018

On the 25th May, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect. This has brought in a swathe of new regulations about the way organisations can use your data. JUSTICE has always held data security as a top priority and we have been working hard to keep your data, and the way we handle […]

JUSTICE written evidence to Scottish Parliament Human Rights Inquiry

December 3, 2015

JUSTICE has urged MSPs to consider the implications of the Government’s proposed repeal of the Human Rights Act 1998 for the Scots legal system. Responding to a call for evidence on the upcoming changes from the European and External Affairs Committee at Holyrood, JUSTICE raises concerns about the likelihood that the proposed reforms will reduce […]