Response to the Ministry of Justice’s consultation entitled Judicial Review: Proposals for Reform

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Senior Judiciary Response

Submitted by the Lord Chief Justice, the Master of the Rolls, the President of the Queen’s Bench Division, Lord Justice Maurice Kay (Vice President of the Court of Appeal (Civil Division) and Lord Justice Richards (Deputy Head of Civil Justice)

Civil Justice Council Response

The process of judicial review is too fundamental, not just to our system of justice, but to this country’s functioning as a democratic and accountable society, that it should be reviewed and only amended with enormous care.