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  1. Voting procedures

    Voting procedures in elections including information on who can vote, how the electoral register is compiled and how to arrange postal and proxy votes.

  2. Child maintenance enforcement - sanctions ordered by the court

    Being disqualified from driving or going to prison for refusing or neglecting to pay child maintenance.

  3. Complain to an ombudsman

    How to use an ombudsman to investigate a complaint about maladministration in public and private sector organisations.

  4. Paying a court fine

    What happens if you don’t pay a court fine in time, including how to ask for more time to pay, and what to do if you can’t afford to pay

  5. The internet – using other people’s material

    If you copy other people's material from the internet without permission, you're breaking the law. This is called copyright theft. You could be taken to court, fined and sent to prison for breaking copyright laws. Find out what is and isn't allowed.

  6. Law and courts

    Information on taking legal action, the court system, human rights, immigration, government, police powers and prisoners' rights.

  7. Complaints about other NHS services

    Explains how to complain about NHS services and health and care professionals other than GPs, dentists, hospitals and mental health services, including pharmacists, opticians, community nurses and therapists.

  8. Forgotten debts or assets - after bankruptcy

    Explains what to do once a bankruptcy is in place, if you forgot to include some debts or assets in your application.

  9. Who's breaching your human rights?

    Explains how the Human Rights Act 1988 protects you from a public authority, or private organisation carrying out a public function.

  10. Benefit calculators: what benefits can you get

    Get a quick idea of the benefits you could get including disability benefits and links to free and detailed benefit eligibility tools and calculators

  11. Completing the bankruptcy application

    Explains where to find the online bankruptcy application form, and gives tips on how to fill it in.

  12. Legal system

    Overview and content list for legal system.

  13. Female genital mutilation (FGM)

    Female genital mutilation (FGM) is sometimes called 'female genital cutting' or 'female circumcision'. It's a criminal offence in the UK to carry out FGM.

  14. Who must comply with the public sector equality duty?

    Lists the type of public authorities which must comply with the public sector equality duty. Also explains when private organisations or charities must comply, when carrying out public functions.

  15. ESA: Reporting changes to the DWP

    What changes of circumstance to tell the DWP about while you're getting ESA, how to contact the DWP about the changes

  16. Squatting

    Information on squatting, when you can and can't be arrested for squatting, and what you can do if your home is taken over by squatters.

  17. Bankruptcy offences

    Lists actions which count as bankruptcy offences and what happens if you commit an offence.

  18. Discrimination in services and public functions - what's meant by public functions?

    Explains the kinds of services or activities which count as 'public functions' and how the public authorities that carry out these functions must not, by law, discriminate against you.

  19. Preparing to meet the insolvency practitioner

    How to prepare for meeting your individual voluntary arrangement provider, including putting together a budget and the type of paperwork you will need to take.

  20. What type of housing is covered by the Equality Act 2010?

    Lists the types of housing which are covered by the Equality Act and those which are not.