The death of Her Majesty the Queen

Queen Elizabeth II 1926 - 2022

9 September 2022

Following the sad announcement of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Judicial Appointments Commission is reviewing its operations over the period of national mourning and shall communicate any changes to selection exercises directly to candidates.

JAC launches new Practice Qualifying Test

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6 September 2022

The JAC has launched a Practice Qualifying Test (PQT) to enable those applying for judicial roles to better prepare themselves for the appointment process. The PQT mirrors the format of the online qualifying tests which are used as a shortlisting tool in some JAC exercises.

We want to encourage applications from the widest range of high calibre candidates, to support greater judicial diversity, and this practice tool is designed to assist anyone thinking of applying for a judicial role.

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JAC Annual Report and accounts 2021-22

15 July 2022

The JAC’s annual report and accounts have been laid before Parliament and published today. The report contains a range of information about the work of the Commission from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022.

During the year, we completed 31 exercises with 8,928 applications and made 1,244 recommendations.

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