Her Majesty's Courts Service - Delivery
Her Majesty's Courts Service
note: The Courts Service is now called Her Majesty's Courts Service
Majesty's Courts Service (HMCS) is an executive agency of the Ministry
of Justice (MoJ). Their remit is to deliver justice effectively
and efficiently to the public.
Majesty's Court Service Goal:
citizens according to their differing needs are entitled to access
to justice, whether as victims of crime, defendants accused of crimes,
consumers in debt, children in need of care, or business people
in commercial disputes. Their aim is to ensure that access is provided
as quickly as possible and at the lowest cost consistent with open
justice and that citizens have greater confidence in, and respect
for, the system of justice.”
HMCS is organised
HMCS is structured into twenty five areas within seven regions,
together with the Royal Courts of Justice group whose role includes
the administration of the Court of Appeal, High Court and Probate
Her Majesty's Court Service Do
provides administration and support for the Court of Appeal, the
High Court, the Crown Court, the magistrates' courts, the county
courts and the Probate Service.
Their business strategy sets out the objectives for creating a court
service that is modern, efficient and fit for the 21st century.
Their strategic goal focuses on access to justice, reducing cost,
reducing delay, leading to a transformation of services by 2010.
Their business plan sets out their key role in delivering three
of MoJ's priorities over the next five years:
reduce crime and anti-social behaviour, protecting the rights
of the law abiding citizen and making our communities safer.
protect the vulnerable, especially children at risk and the socially
enable people to resolve their problems better by promoting and
delivering faster and more effective dispute resolution.
Majesty’s Courts Service Headquarters:
Customer Service Unit,
102 Petty France,