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The offence of possession of a bladed articleThe offence of having a bladed article in a public place can be tried in either the magistrates' court or...
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9th Nov
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The offence of aggravated vehicle-takingA person is guilty of aggravated vehicle taking if:•they take a conveyance without the owner's or other lawful...
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9th Nov
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What is a football banning order?A football banning order is a measure designed to prevent offenders travelling to football matches in England and...
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9th Nov
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Possession with intent to supply a controlled drugIt is an offence for a person to have a controlled drug in his possession, whether lawfully or not,...
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Produced in partnership with Red Lion 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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Lawful arrest—human rightsThe right to liberty is a fundamental principle of the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998), which itself gives effect to the...
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9th Nov
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Bench warrantsThe Bail Act 1976 (BA 1976) provides that if a defendant fails to appear at court to answer bail, the court may issue a warrant for...
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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Application to dismissUnder paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 3 to the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (CDA 1998), the defendant may (after the date when he is...
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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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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not being maintained. Following the end of the EU transition period, the UK is no longer part of...
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5th May
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The Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Act 2020On 22 October 2020, the Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Act 2020 (E(PA)A 2020) became part of the UK...
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5th May
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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 Jazvinder Nakhwal and Celia Marr of Peters & Peters 5th May
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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 Jazvinder Nakhwal and Celia Marr of Peters & Peters 5th May
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The Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003 (C(IC)A 2003) is the UK’s main domestic legislation for mutual legal assistance (MLA) and provides the...
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4th May
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Practitioners should note that the European Union (Future Relationship) Act 2020 (EU(FR)A 2020) provides for the domestic implementation of the EU-UK...
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4th May
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Assistance to overseas authorities in civil recovery proceedingsPart 5 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA 2002) provides a mechanism for the...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Chapman of Temple Garden Chambers 30th Apr
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Forms of mutual legal assistance (MLA)Mutual legal assistance (MLA) is the means of securing cooperation from investigating and prosecuting...
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Produced in partnership with BCL Solicitors LLP 30th Apr
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ARCHIVED: 11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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Produced in partnership with Jasvinder Nakhwal, Celia Marr and Kerri McGuigan of Peters & Peters 29th Apr
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Secretary of State’s function Where the Secretary of State receives an extradition request from a category 2 territory (made in the approved way) and...
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Produced in partnership with Jazvinder Nakhwal and Celia Marr of Peters & Peters 21st Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not being maintained. It is being retained for historical interest and to provide practitioners...
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16th Apr
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What is extradition?Extradition is the formal legal process by which one territory asks another to return an individual wanted by them in order for...
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Produced in partnership with Jazvinder Nakhwal, Celia Marr and Kerri McGuigan 15th 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 BCL Burton Copeland 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 Jasvinder Nakhwal, Celia Marr and Kerri McGuigan of Peters & Peters 9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is not being maintained. It is being retained for historical interest and to provide practitioners with a quick...
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9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is being retained for historical interest and to provide practitioners with a quick overview of developments in...
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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 Jasvinder Nakhwal, Celia Marr and Kerri McGuigan of Peters & Peters 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 Jasvinder Nakhwal, Celia Marr and Kerri McGuigan of Peters & Peters 9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not being maintained. Following the end of the EU transition period, the UK is no longer part of...
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9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is being retained for historical interest and to provide practitioners with a quick overview of developments in...
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9th Apr

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