Judicial review: MoJ consultation – government response
The government sought views on a package of measures to stem the growth in applications for judicial reviews and has now published its response
The government has sought views on a package of measures to stem the growth in applications for judicial reviews and has now published its response with measures including:
Introducing a £215 court fee for anyone seeking a hearing in person after their initial written judicial review application has been turned down.
Banning people from seeking a hearing in person if their initial written application has been ruled as totally without merit.
Halving the time limit for applying for a judicial review of a planning decision from three months to six weeks.
Reducing the time limit for applying for a judicial review of a procurement decision from three months to four weeks.
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