Corporate Crime in Scotland

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This Practice Note is an introduction to the investigation and prosecution of criminal offences in Scotland. The procedure for the investigation and prosecution of crime...

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Bribery Act 2010—territorial application The Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) creates a choice of jurisdiction where part or parts of the offence occur in part or parts of the...

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Criminal fraud in Scotland How criminal fraud is defined, how it is investigated and how it is prosecuted (and who by) varies across the UK. In Scotland, the majority of...

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This Practice Note provides a summary of key corporate manslaughter prosecutions and convictions under section 1 of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act...

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This Practice Note explains the purpose and scope of Fatal Accident Inquiries (FAIs) in Scotland. For information about equivalent inquires in England and...

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This Practice Note explains the purpose and scope of Fatal Accident Inquiries (FAIs) in Scotland. For information about equivalent inquiries in England and Wales into...

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The fire safety regime in Scotland for non-domestic premises is contained primarily within Part 3 of the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 (F(S)A 2005) and the Fire Safety...

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In the immediate aftermath of an incident, it is of paramount consideration to have an incident management team appointed and deployed. See Practice Notes Health and...

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This Practice Note provides a summary of the prosecutions for health and safety offences brought by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the Office of Rail and Road...

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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), established by the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HSWA 1974) is the main regulator of health and safety law in Scotland....

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Legal privilege in Scotland The courts in Scotland are careful to protect the important legal right of legal privilege which attaches to communications between a client...

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This Practice Note explains the powers to search premises and property during a criminal investigation in Scotland. It also covers the scope for challenging search...

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Police Scotland and the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service Police Scotland (the Police) is Scotland's national police force, established in April 2013. Police...

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Reporting duties in Scotland under the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010 Businesses and persons in Scotland are subject to some UK-wide reporting duties,...

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Recovery orders This Practice Note outlines the Scottish procedure for obtaining a civil recovery order under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA 2002). For details on...

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Introduction to Scottish confiscation law and procedure Confiscation refers to the process by which the accused’s financial benefit from crime is removed. The...

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