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Fraud by false representationFraud by false representation applies to a broader range of conduct than the offences under the preceding legislation...
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9th Nov
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There are two kinds of burden:•the legal burden, and•the evidential burdenThe legal burdenA party has the legal (sometimes called ‘the persuasive’)...
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9th Nov
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The rules relating to the form of indictments and the procedure for their creation and adoption are contained in the following: •the Indictments Act...
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9th Nov
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The purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the offences under section 1, 2 and 6 of the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010). It...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 12th Jan
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Production ordersThe purpose of a production order is to obtain material relating to a known person or business, such as bank statements and...
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9th Nov
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Any informal request or formal application for the return of property seized by an investigating authority during a criminal investigation will depend...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Checklist contains guidance impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020) among other...
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9th Nov
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Offending behaviour programmesAn accreditation system for offending behaviour programmes (OBPs) was introduced by the prison service in 1996. OBPs are...
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Produced in partnership with Simon Creighton of Bhatt Murphy Solicitors 12th Jan
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Obtaining services dishonestlyIt is an offence for a defendant to obtain, by any dishonest act, services for which payment is required, with intent to...
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9th Nov
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Intimate Samples from a detained suspectAn intimate sample is:•a sample of blood, semen or any other tissue fluid, urine or pubic hair•a dental...
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9th Nov
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Affray is an offence created by the Public Order Act 1986 (POA 1986). It can be tried in either the magistrates’ court or the Crown Court. The...
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9th Nov
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Civil investigation of tax fraudHMRC’s published policy in respect of tax fraud states that HMRC will seek to use a civil rather than criminal...
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Produced in partnership with Corker Binning 12th Jan
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Forthcoming Change: The Attorney General’s Guidelines on Disclosure and the CPIA Code of Practice have been updated and reissued but are not yet in...
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Produced in partnership with David McNeill of 5 St Andrew's Hill 12th Jan
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The police have wide powers to take non-intimate samples from a person under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE 1984). Non-intimate...
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9th Nov
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Taking a conveyance without authority offenceTaking a conveyance without authority is committed when a person:•takes a conveyance without the owner's...
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9th Nov
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The ‘handling’ offenceHandling stolen goods is an offence that is triable either way.The elements of the offence are:•dishonestly receiving the goods,...
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9th Nov

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What is the SFO?The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigates serious or complex frauds and corruption that often involve an international element or...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 9th Apr
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What is HMRC?HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is responsible for the administration and collection of taxes, including direct taxes such as income tax...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 9th Apr
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What is the HSE?The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is the national regulator for work-related health and safety in Great Britain. Its mission is to...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 9th Apr
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What is the FCA?The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulates financial services firms operating in the UK and providing services to consumers. It...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 9th Apr
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What type of police could I encounter?The police broadly investigate most offences in the UK. The police force in the UK has different divisions...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 9th Apr
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HMRC's powers to check a person's tax position are in Schedule 36 to the Finance Act 2008.The powers enable HMRC to:•obtain documents and information,...
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9th Apr
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HMRC can investigate suspected tax-related criminal offences in England and Wales using the powers, and subject to the safeguards, in the Police and...
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9th Apr
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HMRC's information powers in Schedule 36 to the Finance Act 2008 (FA 2008) (see Practice Note: HMRC information powers) are supplemented by...
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9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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9th Apr
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Application to discharge a restraint orderAny person affected by a restraint order, as well as the person who applied for it, may apply for its...
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Produced in partnership with Azizur Rahman of Rahman Ravelli 9th Apr
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Those requiring protectionChapter 4 of Part 2 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (SOCPA 2005) makes provision for the protection of...
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9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Eric Metcalf of Monckton Chambers and Carolina Bracken of 5 Paper Buildings 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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9th Apr
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The procedure for the hearing of an application for access to the information and material used to obtain a search warrant or comparable order, where...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note explains the procedure to apply for the retention of property seized following a search under section 59(5) of the Criminal Justice...
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9th Apr
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The police have wide powers to take non-intimate samples from a person under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE 1984). Non-intimate...
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9th Apr
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The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) received Royal Assent on 29 November 2016 and overhauled the legal framework governing the use of covert...
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Produced in partnership with Carolina Bracken of 5 Paper Buildings 9th Apr
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The Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (CJPOA 1994) permits the court to draw an adverse inference from the failure of a defendant, following...
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9th Apr
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Search on arrest–away from the police stationA person who has been arrested at a place other than a police station may be searched by a police officer...
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9th Apr

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