Public participation in proceedings conducted by video or audio

Part of Prisons and Courts Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 6:00 pm ar 18 Ebrill 2017.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Photo of Oliver Heald Oliver Heald The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice 6:00, 18 Ebrill 2017

Schedule 6 facilitates the observation of fully virtual hearings by members of the public and the media. The measures also prohibit unauthorised recording of virtual hearings in order to protect the solemnity of the court as well as the rights of victims, defendants and other participants. We propose to enable members of the public to view virtual hearings using screens located in court buildings.