Public Consultation on a protocol regarding the exercise of Criminal Jurisdiction in Northern Ireland


The Public Prosecution Service (PPS) and Service Prosecuting Authority (SPA) are conducting a public consultation on a proposed PPS-SPA Protocol regarding the exercise of criminal jurisdiction in Northern Ireland (the Protocol). The purpose of the consultation is to provide interested persons with an opportunity to provide comments and to ensure the final version of the Protocol is informed by as wide a range of views as possible.

Information on the consultation can be found in the Consultation Document below.

Your views can be submitted electronically by visiting the Northern Ireland Civil Service ‘Citizen Space’ page

The Protocol can also be read below. 

Please return your completed feedback to by midnight on 20 April 2023, and include your name, organisation (if applicable), and email address in any response.