The following Corporate Crime practice note Produced in partnership with Simon Creighton of Bhatt Murphy Solicitors provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
The national Incentives and Earned Privilege Scheme (IEPS) was introduced in 1995 on the recommendation of Lord Justice Woolf following the Strangeways protests.
Prison Rules 1999 (PR 1999), SI 1999/728, r 8 and Young Offender Institution (YOI) Rules 2000, SI 2000/3371, r 6 require prisons and YOIs to provide a system of privileges which can be granted in addition to minimum entitlements under the Rules. These privileges are subject to prisoners meeting specified standards in their behaviour.
Detailed guidance on IEPS is now given to prisons in Prison Service Instruction (PSI) 30/2013. This sets out the desired outcomes of the scheme as (see paragraphs 1.10–1.12):
prisoners engage with their rehabilitation. Good behaviour is incentivised and bad behaviour is challenged with loss of incentives. Local incentive schemes operate on four levels: Basic, Entry, Standard and Enhanced
incentives arrangements are fair, consistent and not subject to unfair discrimination. They support the requirements of the establishment and meet the needs of the population where practicable. Basic level provides access to the safe, legal and decent requirement of a regime on normal location
prisoner conduct and behaviour on the wing is managed. Privilege levels are determined by patterns of behaviour, compliance with the regime or individual sentence plan targets, helping prison staff or other prisoners, whether the prisoner is taking an active part in their
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An ad hoc arbitration is any arbitration in which the parties have not selected an institution to administer the arbitration. This offers parties flexibility as to the conduct of the arbitration, but less external support for the process. It can be quicker than institutional arbitration but not if
This practice note provides an introduction to tort law by addressing three questions:•what does the concept of being liable in tort mean? And how does tort relate to contract and criminal law•how has the law of tort developed?•what is the scope of tort, ie what interests does it protect? What
This Precedent letter covers disclosure obligations under CPR 31. It does not apply to proceedings subject to the disclosure pilot scheme under CPR PD 51U. For guidance on the disclosure pilot scheme, see Practice Note: Business and Property Courts—the disclosure pilot scheme. For a client letter on
IntroductionShari'ah (also Sharia, Shariah or Shari’a) (literally, in Arabic, 'the path towards the watering place') or Islamic law is the legal system of the religion of Islam that sets out a system of duties or code of conduct for individuals to follow so that they may live their life in a
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