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Fraud by false representationFraud by false representation applies to a broader range of conduct than the offences under the preceding legislation...
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9th Nov
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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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OmissionA defendant must be shown to have had the relevant mental state of mind or intention at the time that the act comprising offence is committed....
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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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Competency—general ruleThe most common way for evidence to be adduced is through the testimony of a witness. A witness is said to be competent if they...
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9th Nov
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A civil recovery order (CRO) is an order available to recover the proceeds of crime through action in the High Court, rather than the criminal court,...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note explains the right of defendants who have been convicted in criminal proceedings to appeal against their convictions in the...
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Produced in partnership with Doughty Street Chambers 12th Jan
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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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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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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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Application to dismissUnder paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 3 to the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (CDA 1998), the defendant may (after the date when he is...
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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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When do local authorities investigate environmental offences?Environmental offences cover a broad range of crimes which affect the surroundings we...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Phillips of 6 Pump Court 12th Jan
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Taking a conveyance without authority offenceTaking a conveyance without authority is committed when a person:•takes a conveyance without the owner's...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance impacted by the Scottish government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak. For information...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Findlater of Black Chambers and Stephen O'Rourke QC of Terra Firma Chambers 12th Jan
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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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Once a defendant has been convicted of a criminal offence by a criminal court in England and Wales, the court will move to consider what sentence...
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9th Apr
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When defendants are guilty, they have a choice to plead guilty or to put the prosecution to proof. When they plead guilty they may benefit from a...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note reflects the procedural code for sentencing offenders in England and Wales (Sentencing Code) that applies from 1 December 2020, as...
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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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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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