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Changes to trial and evidential procedure under the Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2018

Published on: 22 March 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Changes to trial and evidential procedure under the Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2018
  • What are the key changes being implemented?
  • What are the changes to ordering separate trials?
  • What are the changes in relation to applications for summons (starting a prosecution)?
  • What are the changes to flagging experts’ assistants in expert reports or the new procedure for obtaining further information orders (new orders created by the CFA 2017)?
  • What about YJCEA 1999, s 38 advocates?
  • What are the new rules regarding the Court of Appeal?
  • Are there any other important points worth mentioning?

Article summary

Corporate Crime analysis: Important changes to the Criminal Procedure Rules will soon be in force, ranging from the procedure for ordering separate trials to amended rules as to expert witnesses’ assistants. Kyle Phillips, senior associate at Howard Kennedy, comments on what the rules mean in practice. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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