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Unlawful wounding or inflicting grievous bodily harmThe offence of unlawful wounding or inflicting grievous bodily harmThe offence of unlawful...
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19th May
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Criminal insider dealing (encouraging offence)—a quick guideThis Practice Note is concerned with one of the three criminal offences created under...
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19th May
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Breach of a community orderThis 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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Single justice procedureThe introduction of trial by a single justice was a response to a belief, on the part of the government, that the use of two...
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Produced in partnership with Quinton Newcomb of Fulcrum Chambers 19th May
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Production orders under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002Production ordersThe purpose of a production order is to obtain material relating to a known...
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19th May
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Applications for the return of property seized during criminal investigationsAny informal request or formal application for the return of property...
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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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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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Corporate manslaughter—prosecutions trackerThis Practice Note provides a summary of key corporate manslaughter prosecutions and convictions under...
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19th May
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Possession of controlled drugsElements of the offence of possession of controlled drugsIt is an offence for a person to have a controlled drug in...
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19th May
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Dangerous drivingThe offence of dangerous drivingDangerous driving contrary to section 2 Road traffic Act 1988 (RTA 1988) is an offence that can be...
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Produced in partnership with Red Lion Chambers 19th May
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Intimate SamplesIntimate Samples from a detained suspectAn intimate sample is:•a sample of blood, semen or any other tissue fluid, urine or pubic...
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19th May
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Corporate criminal liabilityThis Practice Note deals with what is meant by corporate liability in relation to criminal law. It covers establishing...
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19th May
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Anti-social behaviour—environmental breachesThis Practice Note explains the powers available to deal with anti-social behaviour in an environmental...
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Produced in partnership with Jeremy Phillips and Charles Forrest of Francis Taylor Building 19th May
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Improvement and Prohibition Notices under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974Enforcement of Part I of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act...
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Produced in partnership with James Purnell, Abigail Cohen and Lia Moses of Henderson Chambers 19th May

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