Terms of Use/Disclaimer
By accessing or using the site you acknowledge and agree to the terms of use and disclaimer set out below.

Copyright Declaration
The contents of this site are the property of the Committee on the Administration of Justice. In the event that you wish to publish extracts from this website you should contact CAJ for prior consent. We will look positively at requests that will result in dissemination to wider audiences.
In all cases, you must attribute the work to the Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ); you may not use this website for commercial purposes; you may not alter or transform the content.

Use of Material
You agree to respect the integrity of all materials incorporated in or accessible through the site, including text, photographs, images, graphics, illustrations, audio clips, video clips, software etc. You agree not to download or use these materials for any discriminatory purpose or for any purpose tending to violate or abuse the human rights of anyone.

Complaints Procedure
If you encounter any problems with this website, please send your comments to and we will endeavour to investigate the matter within a reasonable time and revert to you.

We at CAJ recognise and fully accept our responsibility to safeguard your privacy, confidentiality and security.
We value your trust very highly, and pledge to you that we will work to protect the security and privacy of any personal information you provide to us.
CAJ will not sell or rent your personal information to anyone. This includes your name, email address, and any other personal information.

Read our Privacy Policy in full here (PDF, 62 KB)

CAJ and Cookies
When you visit for the first time, a "cookie" is sent to your computer. This cookie identifies you as a unique user whenever you visit the site. Such cookies allow CAJ to improve our internet services and to be more responsive to the needs of our online visitors. CAJ does this by monitoring user trends and patterns as they navigate the site. In keeping with our commitment to privacy, CAJ will not reveal cookie data to third parties except as required by a valid legal action such as a subpoena or a court order.

What Information Does CAJ Collect?
CAJ does not collect any unique information about you (such as your name, email address, etc.) except when you knowingly choose to provide such information as in the case of the Membership or General Inquiries forms. Otherwise, we only collect such anonymous information as time, browser type, operating system and IP address. That information is used to provide more effective service to our online visitors. For example, CAJ may use browser/operating system information in developing future projects on the Web.

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Icons at the top of each article also indicate when there is an attachment available for download (PDF, Word, Image.)

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CAJ is fully committed to providing an accessible website. This site has been built to comply with web standards and guidelines. As such it is best viewed in a modern standards compliant browser such as Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Opera, Google Chrome, or Internet Explorer (versions 7 and up). The recommended resolution for viewing this site in visual browsers is 1024 x 768 pixels at 32bit (millions) colour. 

We will continue to maintain and improve our site's accessibility. If you have any problems accessing information on this website please let us know. We welcome your feedback and suggestions. Please contact us at

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