Equal Treatment Bench Book

The Equal Treatment Bench Book (ETBB) aims to increase awareness and understanding of the different circumstances of people appearing in courts and tribunals. It helps enable effective communication and suggests steps which should increase participation by all parties.

The April 2023 interim revision can be read below.

A Word version of the Equal Treatment Bench Book is available for those who find the PDF is incompatible with their screen reader. To request a copy, please email jcpublications@judiciary.uk stating the type of screen reader you use.