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What is compensation?A compensation order is defined in the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (PCC(S)A 2000), to mean an order which...
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What is the defence of insanity?Insanity is a common law defence to a criminal charge. A defence of insanity is available in both the magistrates'...
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Elements of the offence of perverting the course of justicePerverting the course of justice is a common law offence which can only be tried on...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Evans of 3 Paper Buildings 9th Nov
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The right to bailThe Bail Act 1976 (BA 1976) gives a general right to bail to:•any person appearing before a magistrates’ court, youth court or Crown...
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Voluntary bill of indictmentAn indictment may, exceptionally, be preferred (ie served on a Crown Court) by the direction or with the consent of a High...
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The power of the court to order the forfeiture of property under the PCC(S)A 2000The Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 is the principal...
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Changes under CFA 2017The Criminal Finances Act 2017 (CFA 2017) received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017 and made various changes to Part 5 of the...
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What are hygiene improvement notices?Hygiene improvement notices are used by enforcement authorities such as the Food Standards Agency (FSA) or a...
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Offence of cheating the public revenueThe offence of cheating the public revenue is a common law offence triable only on indictment. This means that,...
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Fraud by failure to disclose information while under a legal duty to do so An offence of fraud by failure to disclose is committed where a...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, among other measures, makes...
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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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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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Exceptions under the CJA 2003The admission of hearsay evidence is regulated by the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (CJA 2003).See Practice Note:...
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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020) among other...
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BREXIT: The law and practice referred to in this Practice Note may be impacted by Brexit. For further information on the potential impact, see: The...
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Produced in partnership with Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP 23rd Nov
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BREXIT: The law and practice referred to in this Practice Note may be impacted by Brexit. For further information on the potential impact, see: The...
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BREXIT: The law and practice referred to in this Practice Note may be impacted by Brexit. For further information on the potential impact, see: The...
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BREXIT: The law and practice referred to in this Practice Note may be impacted by Brexit. For further information on the potential impact, see: The...
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The creation of the Competition and Market Authority (CMA) was accompanied by a radical change in the element of the criminal cartel offence the...
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Produced in partnership with Kingsley Napley 16th Nov
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BREXIT: The law and practice referred to in this Practice Note may be impacted by Brexit. For further information on the potential impact, see: The...
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This Practice Note considers the impact of Brexit on consumer protection, particularly in the context of the regulation of business-to-consumer (B2C)...
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Produced in partnership with Katie Chandler and Siân Skelton of Taylor Wessing LLP 11th Nov
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This Practice Note introduces the concept of secondary ticketing in the online marketplace and outlines the key legal issues, covering the...
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Produced in partnership with Louise Millington-Roberts, partner at Hill Dickinson 9th Nov
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This summarises and tracks all publicly known investigations (both ongoing and completed) carried out under the criminal cartel offence (section 188...
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Legal privilege is the main means by which a company can resist disclosure of a confidential communication or document to a third party such as a...
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ARCHIVED–this archived practice note provides information on pre—2014 criminal cartel offence and reflects the position prior to the entry into force...
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Produced in partnership with Winston & Strawn LLP 9th Nov
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For certain types of trade mark infringement cases (such as wilful infringement for the purpose of manufacturing counterfeit goods), the usual civil...
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IMPORTANT SAFETY WARNING.Date: [Insert date][Insert product name][Insert photographs of product]We have become aware that [a limited quantity of ]the...
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Produced in partnership with Tom Fox of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer 9th Nov
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; England & Wales; France; India; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Korea;...
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Denmark; France; Greece; Ireland; Japan; Mexico; South...
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Austria; Belgium; Brazil; Canada; China; Colombia; Denmark;...
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This Practice Note addresses the practicalities of product recall for general consumer products from the perspective of producers and...
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Produced in partnership with Tom Fox of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer 9th Nov
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Applicable legislation and definitionsThe main piece of legislation relevant to food product recalls is the General Food Law Regulation (EC) No...
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Produced in partnership with Tom Fox of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer 9th Nov
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The Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013, SI 2013/3134 (CCR 2013) regulate (save as to a limited...
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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate 9th Nov

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