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The rules relating to the form of indictments and the procedure for their creation and adoption are contained in the following: •the Indictments Act...
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9th Nov
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There is no defence of entrapment in English law but it is considered to be an abuse of the process of the court for state agents to lure a person...
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9th Nov
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The offence of aggravated vehicle-takingA person is guilty of aggravated vehicle taking if:•they take a conveyance without the owner's or other lawful...
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9th Nov
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Possession with intent to supply a controlled drugIt is an offence for a person to have a controlled drug in his possession, whether lawfully or not,...
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Produced in partnership with Red Lion Chambers 12th Jan
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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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What is the defence of insanity?Insanity is a common law defence to a criminal charge. A defence of insanity is available in both the magistrates'...
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9th Nov
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The offence of threats to killThe offence of threats to kill is an offence which can be tried in the magistrates' court or the Crown Court. The...
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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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What are hygiene improvement notices?Hygiene improvement notices are used by enforcement authorities such as the Food Standards Agency (FSA) or a...
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9th Nov
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Judicial independence is fundamental to the rule of law. The integrity of the criminal justice system depends on a fair and public hearing by an...
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9th Nov
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Fraud by failure to disclose information while under a legal duty to do so An offence of fraud by failure to disclose is committed where a...
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9th Nov
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Obtaining services dishonestlyIt is an offence for a defendant to obtain, by any dishonest act, services for which payment is required, with intent to...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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The ‘handling’ offenceHandling stolen goods is an offence that is triable either way.The elements of the offence are:•dishonestly receiving the goods,...
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9th Nov
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The offence of misleading omissionsEngaging in a commercial practice that is a misleading omission is made an offence by the Consumer Protection from...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note 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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The procedural rules relating to the criminal courts’ powers to make compensation orders are contained in sections 133 to 146 of the Sentencing Act...
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9th Apr
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Why were the rules on rehabilitation of offenders changed?The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (ROA 1974) was brought into force to support the...
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9th Apr
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STOP PRESS: All offenders convicted on or after 1 December 2020 must be sentenced under the provisions of the Sentencing Code, regardless of the date...
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9th Apr
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Orders for costs against legal representativesUnder section 19A(1) of the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (POA 1985), the Court of Appeal, Crown...
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9th Apr
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Driving disqualification for any offenceWhere the Crown Court or a magistrates’ court convicts an offender of any offence it may, instead of or in...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note explains the scope and purpose of the Sentencing Code which was created by the Sentencing Act 2020 and which, from 1 December 2020,...
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9th Apr
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The power of the court to order the forfeiture of property under the Sentencing Act 2020The Sentencing Act 2020 (SA 2020), also known as the...
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9th Apr
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The key provisions relating to the imposition of fines following conviction are found in sections 118 to 132 of the Sentencing Act 2020 (SA 2020)...
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9th Apr
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STOP PRESS: All offenders convicted on or after 1 December 2020 must be sentenced under the provisions of the Sentencing Code, regardless of the date...
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9th Apr
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Why was the Offender Rehabilitation Act introduced?The Ministry of Justice found that approximately 50,000 short-term prisoners walk out of prison...
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9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is for background information only and is not being maintained. No new financial reporting orders can be made in...
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9th Apr
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For information on the powers of the criminal courts to impose fines and other financial penalties following conviction, see Practice Note: Fines...
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9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. For information on trials of children and young people, see: Trial of Children...
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9th Apr
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STOP PRESS: All offenders convicted on or after 1 December 2020 must be sentenced under the provisions of the Sentencing Code, regardless of the date...
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9th Apr
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STOP PRESS: All offenders convicted on or after 1 December 2020 must be sentenced under the provisions of the Sentencing Code, regardless of the date...
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7th Apr
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There are various ways in which a director can be disqualified from acting as a director of a limited liability company. The most common of these is...
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6th Apr
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STOP PRESS: All offenders convicted on or after 1 December 2020 must be sentenced under the provisions of the Sentencing Code, regardless of the date...
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Produced in partnership with Monica Stevenson of 25 Bedford Row 6th Apr
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This Practice Note explains the powers available to deal with anti-social behaviour in an environmental context, in particular those introduced by the...
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Produced in partnership with Jeremy Phillips and Charles Forrest of Francis Taylor Building 23rd Mar
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Reform of anti-social behaviour powers (2014)The Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 (ABCPA 2014) received Royal Assent on 13 March...
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23rd Mar
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been...
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Produced in partnership with Hardwicke Chambers 23rd Mar

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