Disclosure

Disclosure guidance:

The Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (CPIA 1996) sets out the disclosure duties of both the prosecution and the defendant in criminal proceedings. For...

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Initial details of the prosecution case (IDPC) The requirements for service and contents of the initial details of the prosecution case (IDPC) are governed by the...

Practice Note

Duty of disclosure of unused evidence The pursuit of a fair trial based on equality of arms has resulted in a duty of disclosure on the Crown to the defence. In R v H,...

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The prosecution’s duty of disclosure in criminal proceedings is governed by the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (CPIA 1996), which provides a duty of...

Practice Note

Public interest immunity and disclosure The right to a fair trial is predicated on the principle of equality of arms of which an essential element is access to...

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Time limits Where a defendant appears before a magistrates’ court charged with an indictable-only offence and is sent for a Crown Court trial, the prosecution must: • no...

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