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Procedure – CPR amendments

The latest amendments to the CPR are now in force as of 3 April 2017. The Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2017 introduce new rules concerning:

the consequences of the late supply of initial details of the prosecution case, in Part 8 of the Criminal Procedure Rules, allowing the defence sufficient time to consider prosecution evidence;

the procedure that applies where one party wants to withhold information from another on an application for the retention or return of property seized during a criminal investigation, in Part 47 of the Rules (b);

supply and consideration of information in bail proceedings (Part 14);

the issue of receipts for fines (Part 30);

the supply of draft restraining orders in some cases (Part 31);

consent orders in confiscation proceedings (Part 33);

the constitution of the Crown Court on an appeal (Part 34);

grounds of appeal to the criminal division of the Court of Appeal (Part 36);

the introduction of evidence in the Court of Appeal (Part 39); and

extradition proceedings – (Part 50) (c) makes a few other miscellaneous additions and alterations.

Source: www.justice.gov.uk.

 

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