Criminal Procedural Rules (CrimPR) update—November 2017 [Archived]

The following Corporate Crime practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Criminal Procedural Rules (CrimPR) update—November 2017 [Archived]
  • Requirements for defendants to provide their name, date of birth and nationality
  • Pre-trial case management hearings in the magistrates’ court

Criminal Procedural Rules (CrimPR) update—November 2017 [Archived]

ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides background information on the changes to criminal procedure which took effect on 13 November 2017. The Criminal Procedure Rules 2015, SI 2015/1490 have subsequently been amended on numerous occasions. See Practice Note: The Criminal Procedure Rules.

This Practice Note states the law as at 13 November 2017 and is not maintained. It is for background information only.

The Criminal Procedure Rules 2015 (CrimPR), SI 2015/1490, have been further updated by the Criminal Procedure (Amendment No 4) Rules 2017, SI 2017/915. These changes take effect on 13 November 2017.

This Practice Note highlights the key additions and amendments to the CrimPR of which corporate crime practitioners should be aware.

Note that additional amendments to the CrimPR come into force on 2 October 2017. For information on those key changes to the CrimPR, see Practice Note: Criminal Procedure Rules (CrimPR)—update August and October 2017 [Archived].

For information on the purpose and scope of the CrimPR generally, see Practice Note: The Criminal Procedure Rules.

Requirements for defendants to provide their name, date of birth and nationality

The Policing and Crime Act 2017, s 162 amended the Courts Act 2003 to insert a new provision requiring defendants in criminal proceedings in England and Wales to provide their name, date of birth and nationality if required to do so by the court. Any defendant

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