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 Written Evidence

Unless indicated otherwise, the below evidence was submitted in response to the Commission's Call for Evidence.

Appendix 1 - The Committee on the Administration of Justice Northern Ireland  

Appendix 2 - Dr Ronan Cormacain, Consultant Legislative Counsel (provided evidence in a personal capacity)

Appendix 3 - Crown Prosecution Service  (evidence comprises two pieces of evidence previously submitted to parliamentary committees)

Appendix 4 - Disability Action 

Appendix 5 - Equality and Human Rights Commission  (Annexes 5-7 and 16 excluded pending their publication by the UK Covid-19 Inquiry)

Appendix 6 - Sir Jonathan Jones KC , senior consultant in public and constitutional law at Linklaters LLP and formerly head of the UK Government Legal Department (2014-2020) (provided evidence in a personal capacity) 

Appendix 7 - Law Society of Scotland 

Appendix 8 - Liam Laurence Smyth CB , Clerk of Legislation in the House of Commons (provided evidence in a personal capacity)

Appendix 9 - Professor Susan McVie , Chair of Quantitative Criminology at Edinburgh Law School (evidence submitted following oral evidence, addressing more targeted questions than those in the Call for Evidence)

Appendix 10 - Professor Sir David Nabarro , Co-Director and Chair of Global Health at Imperial's Institute of Global Health Innovation and Special Envoy on Covid-19 for the World Health Organization (evidence submitted in place of oral evidence, addressing more targeted questions than those in the Call for Evidence)

Appendix 11 - Northern Ireland Assembly 

Appendix 12 - The Police Foundation  

Appendix 13 - Scottish Police Federation 

Appendix 14 - Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee 

Appendix 15 - Dr Louise Thompson and Dr Alexandra Meakin , respectively Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester and Lecturer in Politics at the University of Leeds

Appendix 16 - Professor Joe Tomlinson, Professor Simon Halliday and Dr Jed Meers , respectively Professor of Public Law, Professor of Socio-Legal Studies and Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of York

Appendix 17 - Welsh Parliament (Senedd Cymru)

Appendix 18 - The Women's Policy Group Northern Ireland 

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