- Justice Committee takes stock of restorative justice
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- What is the background to the Justice Committee inquiry into restorative justice?
- What are the key recommendations of the report?
- How and when would changes be implemented?
- What are the potential obstacles or challenges in delivering and commissioning restorative justice? The report highlights data sharing issues for example&
- x2014;what are the key data and information sharing issues and compliance risks, and how are these to be addressed?
- Why is restorative justice subject to a &
- x2018;postcode lottery&
- Are legislative measures necessary to deliver an effective restorative justice programme?
- Delivering restorative justice requires cooperation between public bodies, agencies and stakeholders. Is there a preferred model for this? Are there good examples of best practice?
- Is there a risk of legal challenge for authorities that opt not to provide or commission restorative justice services?
- How do the proposals fit within the Ministry of Justice&
- x2019;s restorative justice action plan and its broader agenda for improving access to justice?
- What happens next?
Crime analysis: Responding to the Justice Committee report ‘Restorative Justice’, Jon Collins, chief executive of the Restorative Justice Council (RJC), says it is welcome that the Committee has expressed such strong support for restorative justice and endorsed its wider use.
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