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The Commission on Justice in Wales was set up by the Welsh Government to review the justice system in Wales. We published our report on 24 October 2019.

The First Minister announced in September 2017 he was setting up a Commission on Justice in Wales to review the operation of the justice system in Wales and set a long term vision for its future.

The Commission, chaired by Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, began its work in December that year of considering what arrangements need to be put in place to ensure Wales has a justice system that is fit for purpose and for the new devolution settlement in the Wales Act 2017.  It will publish its report on 24 October 2019.

The Commission has looked at criminal justice and policing; civil, commercial, family and administrative justice; access to justice; legal education and training; the legal professions and economy; and the legal jurisdiction.  The Commission issued a call for evidence on 27 February and has held events across Wales to inform its work.  

If there is anything you would like to say to the Commission, please contact us.