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The Judicial Discipline (Prescribed Procedures) Regulations 2006

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Introductory

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Office for Judicial Complaints

    4. 4.Time limits within which a complaint must be made

    5. 5.Extension of time limits

    6. 6.Failure to comply with time limits

    7. 7.Measurement of time for doing an act

  3. PART 2 Complaints and Referrals

    1. 8.Complaints made to the Office for Judicial Complaints

    2. 9.Complaints made to advisory committees

    3. 10.Complaints made in relation to tribunals

    4. 11.Form of a complaint

    5. 12.Withdrawal of complaint

    6. 13.Referral of other information for consideration

  4. PART 3 Consideration by the Office for Judicial Complaints and the Nominated Judge

    1. 14.Consideration of a complaint by the Office for Judicial Complaints

    2. 15.Further consideration of a complaint liable to be dismissed under regulation 14

    3. 16.Referral to nominated judge

    4. 17.Nomination of nominated judge

    5. 18.Functions of nominated judge

  5. PART 4 Consideration by the Lord Chancellor and the Lord Chief Justice

    1. 19.Consideration by the Lord Chancellor and the Lord Chief Justice

  6. PART 5 Judicial Investigation

    1. 20.Nomination of investigating judge

    2. 21.Terms of reference of investigating judge

    3. 22.Functions of investigating judge

    4. 23.Procedure of investigation by investigating judge

    5. 24.Evidence and representations

    6. 25.Report of investigating judge

  7. PART 6 Proposed Disciplinary Action, Notification and Final Decision

    1. 26.Decisions and proposed disciplinary action

    2. 27.Notification of proposed disciplinary action and final decision

  8. PART 7 Review Bodies

    1. 28.Composition of a review body

    2. 29.Convening a review body

    3. 30.Functions of a review body

    4. 31.Review of documents

    5. 32.Recommendations without a full review

    6. 33.Further procedure of review body

    7. 34.Draft report of review body

    8. 35.Completion of the review body’s report

  9. PART 8 Miscellaneous

    1. 36.Deferral of consideration of a case

    2. 37.Notification of a deferral

    3. 38.Revival of a deferred case

    4. 39.Interim suspension

    5. 40.Disclosure of information

    6. 41.Procedural requirements in relation to reviews by the Ombudsman

    7. 42.Delegation

    8. 43.Scotland and Northern Ireland: eligibility to exercise functions

    9. 44.Scotland and Northern Ireland: Judicial Appointments and Conduct Ombudsman

    10. 45.Treatment of transitional complaints

  10. Signature

  11. Explanatory Note

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