Guidance to the Judiciary on engagement with the Executive

Lord Chief JusticeSenior President of TribunalsPractice Guidance

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This Guidance is published today by the Judicial Executive Board on behalf of the Lord Chief Justice and Senior President of Tribunals.

In his Annual Report for 2015, the Lord Chief Justice confirmed:

“As a result of discussion at seminars given under the auspices of the Institute for Government, guidance is to be published in relation to the judiciary’s engagement with the executive on technical and procedural aspects of policy and legislation. This complements the Guidance to Judges on Appearances before Select Committee, and aims to enable members of the judiciary and those working in the other two branches of State to engage effectively and within constitutional boundaries.”