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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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Consumer Protection Act 1987 offencesApplication of the Consumer Protection Act 1987Part II of the Consumer Protection Act 1987 (CPA 1987) provides...
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15th Sep
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Statutory product safety regimeThis Practice Note explains the statutory product safety regime in the UK, covering civil and criminal liability under...
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Produced in partnership with Alison Newstead of Shook, Hardy & Bacon International LLP, Simon Castley of Shook, Hardy & Bacon International LLP and Marisa Pearce of Shook, Hardy & Bacon International LLP 9th Sep
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8th Sep
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8th Sep
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8th Sep
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6th Sep
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3rd Sep
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Advertising law and regulationThis Practice Note introduces the laws and regulations governing advertising in general and covers:•Regulatory regime...
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31st Aug
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25th Aug
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Secondary ticketingThis Practice Note introduces the concept of secondary ticketing in the online marketplace and outlines the key legal issues,...
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Produced in partnership with Louise Millington-Roberts, partner at Hill Dickinson 25th Aug
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Enforcement of the Consumer Credit Act 1974Who are the enforcers under the Consumer Credit Act 1974From 1 April 2014 enforcement of the Consumer...
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23rd Aug
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Trading Standards' investigationsTrading Standards' investigationsMost consumer protection legislation is enforced by the Trading Standards department...
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22nd Aug
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Enforcement of the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008Enforcement powers of authorised officersTrading Standards officers and the...
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22nd Aug
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What does IP completion day mean for consumer protection?11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the implementation period put in place to...
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20th Aug
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Product safety notification and corrective actionsIntroductionThis Practice Note describes the consumer product safety corrective action regimes in...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Corby, John Leadley and Laura Pattison of Baker McKenzie 19th Aug
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Getting the Deal Through: Advertising & Marketing 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Austria; Brazil;...
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18th Aug
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11th Aug
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