V1.266 Crown Prosecution Service

V1.266 Crown Prosecution Service

Introduction

As a result of the merger of the two revenue departments (ie Customs and Excise and Inland Revenue)1, the Attorney General announced the Government had decided to create a single prosecuting authority to conduct Revenue and Customs prosecutions work in England and Wales. The new prosecuting authority was initially known as the Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office (RCPO). On 1 January 2010, the RCPO was incorporated into the Crown Prosecution Service. It merged with the Fraud Prosecution Service of the CPS in April 2010 to form the Central Fraud Group. However the CPS and the

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