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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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Produced in partnership with Red Lion Chambers 19th May
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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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Produced in partnership with Flora Page of 23 Essex Street 19th May
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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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Does a bankrupt commit a criminal offence if they do not disclose to their trustee in bankruptcy any new or increased income?A bankrupt is subject to...
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18th Aug
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Fraudulent disposal of propertyFraudulent disposal of propertyA bankrupt commits an offence if they make, or cause to be made, at any time after the...
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11th Aug
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Breach of bankruptcy restriction orderBankruptcy restrictionsFollowing an order for bankruptcy, the bankrupt person is prohibited form a number...
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11th Aug
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Failure to deliver up property, concealment of criminal property and failure to account for lossesOffence of failure to deliver up property to, or...
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11th Aug
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Obtaining credit without disclosure of statusObtaining credit—engaging in businessA bankrupt is guilty of an offence if:•either alone, or jointly with...
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11th Aug
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Concealment or falsification of books and papersProceedings for offences of concealment or falsification of books and papersThe Insolvency Act 1984...
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11th Aug
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Offences involving breach of disqualification ordersBreach of bankruptcy offence under Section 11 Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 The...
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Produced in partnership with Cameron Brown of 9–12 Bell Yard 11th Aug
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False statements and failing to informProceedings for offences of false statements and failing to informThe Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) creates a...
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11th Aug
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Fraudulent dealing with property obtained on credit and receiving property from a bankruptDealing with property on creditA bankrupt is guilty of an...
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11th Aug
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Fraud in obtaining voluntary arrangementsFalse representation or fraud for purposes of obtaining creditors' approval The Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986)...
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11th Aug
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Absconding and fraudulent dealings with propertyProceedings for offences of absconding and fraudulent dealings with propertyThe Insolvency Act 1986...
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11th Aug
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Offences of non-disclosure in bankruptcyFailure to submit a statement of affairsIt is an offence for a bankrupt to fail to make accurate disclosure in...
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Produced in partnership with Cameron Brown of 9–12 Bell Yard 11th Aug

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