Legal Information Model

​Legal Information Model


1. Summary (back to top)
1.1 Background
1.2 Approach
1.3 Recommendations

2. Introduction (back to top)
2.1 Background

2.1.1 JLIB
2.1.2 Information Map Project

2.2 Approach
2.3 Structure of the Information Model
2.4 Introduction to Findings and Recommendations

3. "End to End" Case Handling (back to top)
3.1 Levels of Information Exchange between Organisations
3.2 Information Exchange Level 1 - Common Systems

3.2.1 Principle
3.2.2 Example
3.2.3 Common Systems between Judicial Greffe and Bailiff’s Chambers
3.2.4 Extending COURAS to Royal Court

3.3 Information Exchange Level 2 - Access to Systems

3.3.1 Principle
3.3.2 Examples

3.4 Information Exchange Level 3 - Interfaces Between Systems

3.4.1 Principle
3.4.2 Examples
3.4.3 Recommendations for Achieving Interfaces Between Systems
3.4.4 Common Identifiers

3.5 Degrees of Automation - Workflow Systems
3.6 Potential for Case Handling Workflow Systems

3.6.1 Royal Court and Jersey Court of Appeal
3.6.2 Royal Court with Links to Other Automated Systems
3.6.3 Magistrates Court/Youth Court/Petty Debts Court
3.6.4 Police

4. Communications (back to top)
4.1 From Magistrates Court

4.1.1 To Viscount’s Department
4.1.2 To Probation
4.1.3 To TABS and Registry Trust

4.2 Information Security

4.2.1 Charge Sheet
4.2.2 Pre-Sentencing Reports from Probation
4.2.3 Other Pre-Sentencing Reports
4.2.4 Criminal Record Information

4.3 Inter-Jurisdiction

4.3.1 National Police Computers in Scotland, N.I. and Eire
4.3.2 National Police Computer in Portugal
4.3.3 Probation Service and Home Office
4.3.4 Home Office Review of Legislation for Privy Council

4.4 Public Registry Index and Document Enrolment system (PRIDE)

4.4.1 Monthly List of Property Transactions
4.4.2 Further Links to PRIDE
4.4.3 Automatic Release of New Property Contracts into PRIDE

4.5 Non-Electronic Information Flows

4.5.1 Leaflets for CAB
4.5.2 Warning HM Prison of New Arrivals

5. Planning (back to top)
5.1 Planning Departmental Information Systems
5.2 Planning of Facilities

6. Access (back to top)
6.1 Honorary Officers

6.1.1 Jurats and Centeniers
6.1.2 Contacting Centenier before Court

6.2 Public Internet Access

6.2.1 Public Kiosks
6.2.2 Citizens Advice Bureau

6.3 Publication of Information on Internet

6.3.1 Principle
6.3.2 Structure of Legal Websites
6.3.3 Entry to Legal Information Website
6.3.4 Court Rules and Procedures
6.3.5 Court List for Royal Court
6.3.6 Companies Register
6.3.7 Legal Information Model
6.3.8 Other Flowcharts
6.3.9 Brief User Guides
6.3.10 Directory of Law Firms
6.3.11 Citizens Advice
6.3.12 UK Legislation Extended to Jersey

6.4 Access to Legal Information - Human Rights
6.5 Intranet & Internet Access for States Police

7. Electronic Publication of Authorities (back to top)
7.1 Searching for Relevant Authorities
7.2 Linking Judgements to Legislation

8. Miscellaneous (back to top)
8.1 Treasury Stamps

8.1.1 Electronic submission of Billets with Summonses and Orders of Justice
8.1.2 Property Contracts
8.1.3 Other Uses

8.2 Scheduling

8.2.1 Scheduling of the Royal Court
8.2.2 Scheduling of Law Draftsmen’s Time

8.3 Use of Model

Appendices (back to top)
Appendix A: List of Processes
Appendix B: Re​lated Processes
Appendix C: List of Interviewees
Appendix D: Identification Codes

D.1 Legislation
D.2 Police Systems
D.3 Law Officers’ Department
D.4 Royal Court - Civil Actions
D.5 Royal Court - Acts of Court
D.6 Royal Court & Jersey Court of Appeal Judgements
D.7 Viscount’s Department
D.8 Public Registry

Appendix E: List of Recommendations

E.1 Major Recommendations

From Section 3 "End to End" Case Handling
From Section 4 Communications
From Section 5 Planning
From Section 6 Access
From Section 7 Electronic Publication of Authorities
From Section 8 Miscellaneous

E.2 Other Recommendations

From Section 3 "End to End" Case Handling
From Section 4 Communications
From Section 6 Access
From Section 8 Miscellaneous

Appendix F: Other Points Raised by Interviewees

F.1 Parking Offences
F.2 Access to Justice

Index to Figures (back to top)
Figure 1: High-Level Model (Simpler Form)
Figure 2: High-Level Model (Fuller Form)
Figure 3: Example of Level 1 - Common Systems Across Organisations
Figure 4: Example of Level 2 - External Access to Systems
Figure 5: Example of Level 3 - Interfaces Between Systems
Figure 6: Analysing Coverage of Legal Information Systems

Page Last Updated: 26 Aug 2015