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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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Mandatory life sentencesThis Practice Note reflects the procedural code for sentencing offenders in England and Wales (Sentencing Code) that applies...
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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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Admissibility of defendant's bad character in criminal proceedingsWhat is bad character?The Criminal Justice Act 2003 (CJA 2003) governs the...
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19th May
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Money laundering offences—concealing, disguising, converting, transferring and removingIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Parker of Corker Binning 19th May
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Privilege against self-incriminationBackgroundThe concept of privilege against self-incrimination, which is commonly referred to as one distinct...
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Produced in partnership with Aine Kervick and Will Hayes of Kingsley Napley LLP 19th May
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TheftThe offence of theft and mode of trialTheft is an either way offence; it can be tried in the magistrates' court or the Crown Court. Note,...
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19th May
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NMC Fitness to Practise Hearings—the impairment stageCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by...
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Produced in partnership with John Donnelly and Sam Shurey of 2 Bedford Row 19th May
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Indications on sentenceJudicial independence is fundamental to the rule of law. The integrity of the criminal justice system depends on a fair and...
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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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Supplying a controlled drug and offering to supplyThe offence of supplying controlled drugs The section 4 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (MDA 1971)...
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19th May
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Abuse of process procedureFor an explanation of when abuse of process applications may arise in criminal proceedings, see Practice Note: Abuse of...
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19th May
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Procedure for making bail applications and appealsCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance impacted by the coronavirus pandemic....
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19th May
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Disclosure of evidence in Scottish criminal proceedingsCoronavirus (COVID-19): Scottish criminal procedure has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic....
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Henry of Optimum Advocates and Stephen O’Rourke QC of Terra Firma Chambers 19th May

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Judicial review as a remedy in prison lawJudicial review of decisions affecting prisonersThe decisions of a public authority including prisons, Parole...
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17th Jun
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ECHR, art 5(4)—rights and dutiesThe scope of article 5(4) Article 5(4) of the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) provides that: 'Everyone who...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Sperling of SL5 Legal 5th Jun
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Prisoner categorisationCategorisation is the process by which a prisoner’s security category is determined. This affects the type of prison in which...
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5th Jun
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Parole Board and the test for releaseCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the response to...
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5th Jun
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Incentives and Earned Privilege Scheme (IEPS)What is IEPS?The national Incentives and Earned Privilege Scheme (IEPS) was introduced in 1995 on the...
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5th Jun
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What happens when a client receives a custodial sentence?This Practice Note reflects the procedural code for sentencing offenders in England and Wales...
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5th Jun
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Prison propertyPrison propertyPrison Rules 1999, SI 1999/728, r 43 provides statutory authority for the Secretary of State to issue directions...
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5th Jun
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Mandatory drug testing in prisonMandatory drugs testing—when and why?Mandatory drug testing (MDT) was introduced in 1995 through an amendment to the...
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5th Jun
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Licence conditionsParole Board recommendations for licence conditionsWhen directing a life sentence or imprisonment for public protection (IPP)...
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5th Jun
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Challenging Parole Board decisionsScope of Parole Board decisionsThe Parole Board makes decisions on:•the release of life and indeterminate sentence...
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5th Jun
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Release on temporary licenceCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the response to the...
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5th Jun
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Repatriation of PrisonersRepatriation is the process whereby a prisoner serving a sentence of imprisonment in one country may be able to serve the...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Sperling of SL5 Legal 5th Jun
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Prison transfersCan a prisoner request a transfer?Prisoners in England and Wales (either on remand or after conviction) can lawfully be held in any...
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Produced in partnership with Simon Creighton of Bhatt Murphy Solicitors 5th Jun
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Functions of the Parole BoardStatutory FunctionsThe parole board (Board) is a corporate body required to advise the Secretary of State in relation to...
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Produced in partnership with Simon Creighton of Bhatt Murphy Solicitors 5th Jun
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Offending behaviour programmesOffending behaviour programmesAn accreditation system for offending behaviour programmes (OBPs) was introduced by the...
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Produced in partnership with Simon Creighton of Bhatt Murphy Solicitors 5th Jun

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