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Sentencing for rapeThe Sentencing Council (SC) produces guidance on sentencing for courts in England and Wales in the form of offence specific...
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19th May
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Fraud by false representationFraud by false representationFraud by false representation applies to a broader range of conduct than the offences under...
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19th May
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Allocation and sending—either-way offences not sent forthwith to the Crown Court for trialProcedure for either-way offences not sent forthwith to the...
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19th May
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Boiler room fraudWhat is a boiler room fraud?Boiler rooms are the names ascribed to high pressure sales environments. The idea is that the sales...
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19th May
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GOC—interim ordersInterim ordersThe GOC’s Fitness to Practise Committee (FTPC) may impose an interim order in respect of a registrant if it is...
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19th May
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Disclosure in the magistrates’ courtInitial details of the prosecution case (IDPC)The requirements for service and contents of the initial details of...
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Produced in partnership with David McNeill of 5 St Andrew's Hill and Hannah Thomas of 2 Hare Court 19th May
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Cash seizure and detentionChanges under CFA 2017The Criminal Finances Act 2017 (CFA 2017) received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017 and made various...
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19th May
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Stages of a summary trialCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Checklist contains guidance impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA...
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19th May
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Possession of indecent photographs of a child and prohibited images of childrenOffence of possession of an indecent photograph of a childIt is an...
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Produced in partnership with Doughty Street Chambers 19th May
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Assault on a police constable (assault PC)The offence of assault PC or assault on a person assisting a constableAssault on a constable (assault PC) or...
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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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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 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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Seizure and retention of propertyLawful authority to seize and retain property (subject to legal professional privilege) following a search of...
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19th May
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Reporting restrictions in criminal casesGuide for the judiciary and the media on reporting restrictionsThe fourth edition of the guide for judges and...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Evans of 3 Paper Buildings 19th May
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Excluding evidence of bad characterExcluding evidence of the defendant's 'bad character' under CJA 2003, s 101(3)Where evidence of a defendant's bad...
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Produced in partnership with Hannah Thomas of 2 Hare Court 19th May

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Social Work England—fitness to practise proceedingsCoronavirus (COVID-19): There are currently temporary amendments to the Fitness to Practise Rules...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Shehadeh of 2 Bedford Row Chambers 5th Jun
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HCPC Investigation processThis Practice Note explains the investigation process before a case is referred to a Fitness to Practice hearing. It deals...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Renteurs of 2 Hare Court 5th Jun
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HCPC—Main hearing of the Health and Care Professions TribunalCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Renteurs of 2 Hare Court 5th Jun
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HCPC Interim OrdersThis Practice Note explains the practise and procedure for obtaining interim orders during the fitness to practise process of the...
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5th Jun
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HCPC—General and pre-hearing mattersCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the government’s response to...
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5th Jun
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HCPC—Appeals and restoration to the registerThis Practice Note explains the process for appeals to the High Court from an order by a panel of one of...
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5th Jun
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HCPC—SanctionsThis Practice Note explains the sanctions that the Health and Social Work Professions Council (HCPC) fitness to practice committee panel...
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5th Jun
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HCPC—Postponement and adjournment of proceedings and proceeding in the absence of a registrantThis Practice Note explains Health and Care Professions...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Renteurs of 2 Hare Court 5th Jun

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