The following Corporate Crime practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
This Practice Note summarises the key changes made to the Criminal Procedure Rules (CrimPR), SI 2020/759, by the Criminal Procedure (Amendment No 2) (Coronavirus) Rules 2020, SI 2020/417 (the Coronavirus Rules). The CrimPR govern the practice and procedure to be followed in all criminal courts and in extradition appeal cases in the High Court in England and Wales.
As part of the government’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020) temporarily amended the following provisions expanding the use of live links and video links in the criminal proceedings and extradition proceedings in England and Wales, providing for the broadcasting of live link proceedings as well as revising rules relating to the required presence of parties during hearings:
Criminal Appeal Act 1968 (CAA 1968)
Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (CDA 1998)
Criminal Justice Act 1988 (CJA 1988)
Criminal Justice Act 2003 (CJA 2003)
Extradition Act 2003 (EA 2003)
Courts Act 2003 (CA 2003)
These temporary amendments expire when Coronavirus Act 2020, ss 53–55, Schs 24, 26
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