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Courts Act 2003


140.The Auld Review said that HM Magistrates' Courts Service Inspectorate had done much to improve the performance of MCCs in the administration and management of magistrates' courts, but noted that there was, however, no such equivalent body for the Court Service. The Review recommended that “if a unified Criminal Court and single supporting administration were to be established, then an independent Inspectorate should be set up to inspect the new unified organisation. This new Inspectorate should also report to the Lord Chancellor”.

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