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Possession with intent to supplyPossession with intent to supply a controlled drugIt is an offence for a person to have a controlled drug in his...
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Absolute and conditional dischargeThis Practice Note reflects the procedural code for sentencing offenders in England and Wales (Sentencing Code) that...
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19th May
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AutomatismDefinition of automatismAn act is done in a state of automatism if it is done by the body without control by the mind, (eg it is a spasm or...
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19th May
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What happens when a client receives a custodial sentence?This Practice Note reflects the procedural code for sentencing offenders in England and Wales...
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Community order requirementsThis Practice Note reflects the procedural code for sentencing offenders in England and Wales (Sentencing Code) that...
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19th May
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Threats to killThe offence of threats to killThe offence of threats to kill is an offence which can be tried in the magistrates' court or the Crown...
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19th May
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Privilege against self-incriminationBackgroundThe concept of privilege against self-incrimination, which is commonly referred to as one distinct...
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Produced in partnership with Aine Kervick and Will Hayes of Kingsley Napley LLP 19th May
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Defence disclosure in criminal proceedings—defence statements and defence witness noticesThe Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (CPIA...
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Produced in partnership with Hannah Thomas of 2 Hare Court and David McNeill of 5 St Andrew's Hill 19th May
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Indecent images of childrenThe criminal offencesThe Protection of Children Act 1978 (PCA 1978), the Criminal Justice Act 1988 (CJA 1988) and the...
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19th May
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Applying for the return of seized cashApplication by the person from whom the cash was seizedWhen cash has been seized, an application can be made by...
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19th May
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False accounting and false statements under TA 1968False accountingA person who falsifies or conceals information required for an accounting purpose,...
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19th May
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Fraud by failure to disclose and abuse of positionFraud by failure to disclose information while under a legal duty to do so An offence of fraud by...
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19th May
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Controlling or coercive behaviour offencesWhat is domestic abuse?There is no statutory offence of domestic violence or domestic abuse, however, it...
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19th May
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NMC disciplinary processNursing and Midwifery CouncilThe Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is the regulatory body for all nurses and midwives...
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Produced in partnership with John Donnelly and Sam Shurey of 2 Bedford Row 19th May
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Witness intimidationIntimidation of witnesses and jurorsIntimidation of witnesses and/or jurors is an offence under section 51 of the Criminal Justice...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Evans of 3 Paper Buildings 19th May
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Extreme pornographyPossessing extreme pornographySimple possession of extreme pornography is an offence under section 63 of the Criminal Justice and...
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19th May

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Banned practices under the CPUTR 2008, Sch 1, paras 12–31Banned practices which are criminalised under CPUTR 2008, reg 12, Sch 1For the offences which...
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8th Sep
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Misleading omissions under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008The offence of misleading omissionsEngaging in a commercial...
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8th Sep
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Contravening professional diligenceThe offence of contravening professional diligenceThe offence of contravening professional diligence is one of the...
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8th Sep
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Key definitions relating to criminal offences contained in CPUTR 2008This Practice Note explains the meaning of key definitions used which relate to...
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8th Sep
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Misleading actions under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008Misleading actionsAn action can be misleading in relation to a...
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8th Sep
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Offences under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008The regulatory regime under CPUTRThe Consumer Protection from Unfair...
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8th Sep
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Key consumer legislation—summaryThis Practice Note sets out a brief description of the key consumer legislation that businesses dealing with consumers...
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8th Sep
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Consumer protection from unfair tradingThis Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice in relation to protecting consumers from unfair...
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8th Sep
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Enforcement of the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008Enforcement powers of authorised officersTrading Standards officers and the...
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22nd Aug
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What, if any, are the ramifications of a used car retailer selling a car to a customer using the term ‘sold as seen’ as part of the terms of the...
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20th Aug
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Banned practices under the CPUTR 2008, Sch 1, paras 1–11Banned practices which are criminal offencesEngaging in a commercial practice that is always...
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11th Aug
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Enforcement of consumer protection laws under the Consumer Rights Act 2015Consumer protection law in the UK derives partly from EU law and partly from...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Simm of Browne Jacobson 11th Aug

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