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Dear Judicial Appointments Commission,

I'm a foreign student and I had like to know if the protocols of a sub-comittee or any panel that reffer to specific candidates are confidential or public.
In addition, in power of whom is it to decide of this procedure? is it the jac's internal regulations or is it the lord chancellor's authority, or is it defined in a parliament's act?

With many thanks, yours faithfully,
Tirtza.

Dear Sir,

Thank you for your email of 9 April 2017 containing your Freedom of Information request.

The JAC has a statutory duty under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to provide a response to Freedom of Information requests within 20 working days. You should therefore receive a full response by 9 may 2017..

In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact me if you require any further assistance.

Kind regards,

Ian Thomson
Assistant Director HR/Business Services/Complaints
Judicial Appointments Commission
1st Floor , 102 Petty France, London, SW1H 9AJ | Tel 020 3334 5899 [mobile number]

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Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Thank you for your query on whether the ‘protocol of a sub-committee or
any panel that refer to specific candidates are confidential or public’.

 

Commission decisions on specific candidates are confidential, however the
selection policy is public. The Constitutional Reform Act 2005 gives the
JAC authority to design the selection process. You can find information on
the selection process here:
https://jac.judiciary.gov.uk/overview-se...

 

The process that the Commission use to make selection decisions can be
found here: https://jac.judiciary.gov.uk/selection-d...

 

I hope that this is of assistance to you.

 

As part of our obligations under the FOIA, the JAC has an independent
review process. If you are dissatisfied with the decision you may write to
request on internal review. The internal review will be carried out by
someone who did not make the original decision and they will assess how
the JAC handled the original request. If you wish to request an internal
review please send an e-mail to [JAC request email] within two months of
the date of this e-mail.

 

If you remain dissatisfied after an internal review decision you have the
right to apply to the Information Commissioner’s Officer under Section 50
of the FOIA. You can contact the Information Commissioner’s Officer at the
following address:-

 

Information Commissioner’s Office,

Wycliffe House, Water Lane

Wilmslow, Cheshire

SK9 5AF

 

Regards

 

 

Ian Thomson

Assistant Director HR/Business Services/Complaints

Judicial Appointments Commission

1st Floor , 102 Petty France, London, SW1H 9AJ | Tel 020 3334 5899  [mobile number]

 

jac.judiciary.gov.uk  | LinkedIn | Twitter |

 

 

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