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What does JAC stand for?

JAC stands for Judicial Appointments Commission (UK)

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They include: Criminal justice system - including the courts, prisons and probation, Establishment of a separate Welsh legal jurisdiction, The appointment of a Welsh member of the Supreme Court, New Welsh offices for the Court of Appeal and the High Court, Maintaining the requirement in primary legislation for at least one member of the Judicial Appointments Commission "to have special knowledge of Wales".
The law ministry is working on a proposal to replace the present mechanism of appointment of judges via a collegium of judges with a National Judicial Appointments Commission.
But I am concerned, as are the Lord Chief Justice and the Chairman of the Judicial Appointments Commission, that progress on diversity remains slow, despite the efforts and commitment of all those involved.
It is working with the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC), Master of the Rolls and the Lord Chief Justice to persuade senior partners to adopt a more positive attitude to colleagues considering a judicial appointment.
Speaking at a dinner hosted by the Bar Council, which was also attended by opposition party leaders, Abdullah said the government would establish a Judicial Appointments Commission ''to identify and recommend candidates for the judiciary to the prime minister.