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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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Sentencing organisations for food safety and food hygiene offencesThis Practice Note reviews the parts of the Sentencing Council’s offence-specific...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller of Drystone Chambers 8th Sep
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Food Safety Act 1990 offencesRendering food injurious to healthEvery London borough council, district council or non-metropolitan county council is...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller and Hannah Edwards of Drystone Chambers 7th Sep
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Criminal offences under the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013The offence of contravening or failing to comply with the food hygiene...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller and Hannah Edwards of Drystone Chambers 22nd Aug
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Sentencing individuals for food safety and food hygiene offencesThis Practice Note reviews the parts of the Sentencing Council’s offence-specific...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller of Drystone Chambers 22nd Aug
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Appeals to the First-tier Tribunal—challenging food regulator decisionsCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects...
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11th Aug
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Enforcement of the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013Who enforces the food safety and hygiene regulations?Under the Food Safety and...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller and Hannah Edwards of Drystone Chambers 11th Aug
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Food information and food labelling lawForthcoming change: On 1 October 2021, the Food Information (Amendment) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/1218 come...
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Produced in partnership with Giles Bedloe of 9 Gough Chambers and Dominic Watkins of DWF LLP 11th Aug
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Food hygiene remedial action and detention noticesWhat is a remedial action notice?A remedial action notice is used by enforcement authorities such as...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller and Hannah Edwards of Drystone Chambers 11th Aug
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Searches under the Food Safety Act 1990Enforcement under the Food Safety ActAn authorised officer of an enforcement authority has a right, at a...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller and Hannah Edwards of Drystone Chambers 11th Aug
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Hygiene improvement notices under reg 6 of the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013What are hygiene improvement notices?Hygiene...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller and Hannah Edwards of Drystone Chambers 11th Aug
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Applying the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013What are the Food Safety Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013?The Food Safety Hygiene...
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11th Aug
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Introduction to the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013What are the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013 The Food Safety...
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11th Aug
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Decision to prosecute for Food Safety Act 1990 offencesA local authority may use a variety of means to ensure businesses meet their responsibilities...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Heller and Hannah Edwards of Drystone Chambers 11th Aug
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What information can the Food Standards Agency request from a manufacturer in a general investigation?We assume you are referring to investigations...
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11th Aug
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Do you have any Practice Notes or Precedents which deal with the sale of perishable goods, such as food?AdvertisingIn relation to the sale of...
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11th Aug
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What is the time period for bringing a prosecution for failing to comply with a hygiene improvement notice?We have assumed that this question relates...
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11th Aug
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Food advertisingThis Practice Note considers the law and practice applicable to food advertising to consumers, including:•Regulatory regime...
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9th Aug

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