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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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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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Obtaining services dishonestlyIt is an offence for a defendant to obtain, by any dishonest act, services for which payment is required, with intent to...
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9th Nov
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In summarising the law of contempt of court, the Court of Appeal has stated:‘The law of contempt exists to protect the course of proceedings from...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Wayman of Pump Court Chambers 12th Jan
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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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The offence of threats to killThe offence of threats to kill is an offence which can be tried in the magistrates' court or the Crown Court. The...
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9th Nov
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Elements of the offence of perverting the course of justicePerverting the course of justice is a common law offence which can only be tried on...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Evans of 3 Paper Buildings 12th Jan
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Serious crime prevention orders (SCPOs) were created by Part 1 of the Serious Crime Act 2007 (SCA 2007) and are civil orders used against those...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, among other measures, makes...
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Produced in partnership with Leon Kazakos QC of 2 Hare Court 12th Jan
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Competency—general ruleThe most common way for evidence to be adduced is through the testimony of a witness. A witness is said to be competent if they...
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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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There is no defence of entrapment in English law but it is considered to be an abuse of the process of the court for state agents to lure a person...
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9th Nov
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What is an absolute discharge?An absolute discharge is the most lenient sentence available to the court and is imposed where the court is satisfied...
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9th Nov
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Offence of conspiracy to defraudConspiracy to defraud is a common law offence which was expressly preserved by section 5(2) of the Criminal Law Act...
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9th Nov
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When defendants are guilty, they have a choice to plead guilty or to put the prosecution to proof. When they plead guilty they may benefit from a...
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9th Nov
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Tipping off and prejudicing an investigationIt would undermine the benefit to the authorities if, a suspicious activity report (SAR) having been made,...
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9th Nov

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Asset recovery—Australia—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to asset recovery in Australia published as part of...
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15th May
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Asset recovery—Switzerland—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to asset recovery in Switzerland published as part...
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15th May
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Asset recovery—South Korea—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to asset recovery in South Korea published as part...
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15th May
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Asset recovery—United Kingdom—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to asset recovery in United Kingdom published as...
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15th May
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Asset recovery—Cayman Islands—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to asset recovery in Cayman Islands published as...
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15th May
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Asset recovery—Cyprus—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to asset recovery in Cyprus published as part of the...
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15th May
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Asset recovery—Hong Kong—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to asset recovery in Hong Kong published as part of...
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15th May
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Asset recovery—Greece—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to asset recovery in Greece published as part of the...
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15th May
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Asset recovery—France—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to asset recovery in France published as part of the...
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15th May
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Asset recovery—Monaco—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to asset recovery in Monaco published as part of the...
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15th May
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Asset recovery—Liechtenstein—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to asset recovery in Liechtenstein published as...
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15th May
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Asset recovery—Italy—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to asset recovery in Italy published as part of the...
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15th May
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Asset recovery—Czech Republic—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to asset recovery in Czech Republic published as...
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15th May
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Asset recovery—Serbia—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to asset recovery in Serbia published as part of the...
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15th May
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Asset recovery—Nigeria—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to asset recovery in Nigeria published as part of the...
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15th May
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Asset recovery—USA—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to asset recovery in USA published as part of the Lexology...
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15th May

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