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Prisons and Courts Bill—measures relating to prisons

Published on: 01 March 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Prisons and Courts Bill—measures relating to prisons
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  • What are the key measures relating to prisons proposed in the Bill?
  • What problems with the existing law/system are these measures seeking to address?
  • To what extent do you think the new measures are practical and capable of being effectively implemented and enforced?
  • In your opinion do the provisions contained in the Bill go far enough, or does more need to be done?
  • What are the implications for practitioners and those advising in this area? What steps should they be taking in preparation and how should they be advising clients?

Article summary

Corporate Crime analysis: According to Dean Kingham, head of prison law, public law and crime at Swain & Co Solicitors, the government has missed an opportunity to use the Prisons and Courts Bill for wholesale change to prisoners and prisons. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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