Under section 15 of the Criminal Cases Review Commission Act 2019, the CCRC must make its procedures publicly available, in the manner it considers appropriate.

These procedures will be reviewed at least every 12 months and will continue to be developed over time as the CCRC is established and carries out its primary function.

CCRC Procedures 17 March 2022

Position Papers

The case procedures provide that when the Commission assesses applications, it may have regard to any position paper it has prepared. 

The purpose of the position papers is to provide a summary of the key legal principles the Commission will generally apply to applications falling within the scope of the paper, and to provide guidance to applicants and their representatives when preparing an application.  Current position papers are available below.