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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In particular, the...
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9th Nov
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What is a football banning order?A football banning order is a measure designed to prevent offenders travelling to football matches in England and...
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9th Nov
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What is compensation?A compensation order is defined in the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (PCC(S)A 2000), to mean an order which...
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9th Nov
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Possessing extreme pornographySimple possession of extreme pornography is an offence under section 63 of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008...
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9th Nov
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Production ordersThe purpose of a production order is to obtain material relating to a known person or business, such as bank statements and...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Checklist contains guidance impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020) among other...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note deals with what is meant by corporate liability in relation to criminal law. It covers establishing corporate liability, the...
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9th Nov
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Specific intent—definitionOffences requiring specific intent are of two kinds:•where the mental element of the offence requires a purposive intent...
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9th Nov
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Any informal request or formal application for the return of property seized by an investigating authority during a criminal investigation will depend...
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9th Nov
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How to identify hearsayThe definition of hearsay is contained in the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (CJA 2003). It comprises of four essential...
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9th Nov
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Changes under CFA 2017The Criminal Finances Act 2017 (CFA 2017) received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017 and made various changes to Part 5 of the...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Checklist contains guidance impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020) among other...
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9th Nov
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What is a disclosure order?A disclosure order is, in general terms, an order authorising a request for information with which the recipient is obliged...
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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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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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Exceptions under the CJA 2003The admission of hearsay evidence is regulated by the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (CJA 2003).See Practice Note:...
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Handling stolen goodsThis Q&A covers the offence of handling stolen goods and the offence under section 22 of the Theft Act 1968. It also considers...
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There will be situations where a third party expert may need to be instructed by lawyers acting on behalf of a client. This could be an expert in the...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Dan Hyde of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 13th Feb
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Pre-charge bailBail from a police station, whether it be following arrest or detention, pending further enquiries or pending charge, encompasses a...
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A confiscation order deprives a defendant of the benefit he/she gained from their criminal conduct. A confiscation order does not itself confiscate...
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Produced in partnership with Jamas Hodivala of Matrix Chambers 13th Feb
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When faced with a summons issued by the magistrates’ court following an application by a private prosecutor, various options are available to the...
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Section 18 of the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (CPIA 1996) makes it an offence to knowingly use or disclose an object or information...
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The key UK and EU export control legislation consists of:•the Export Control Act 2002 (ECA 2002): pursuant to ECA 2002 the government may pass Orders...
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