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Crime news: additional supporting evidence for electronic evidence PPE claims

Recent costs judge decisions mean additional information now required to decide if electronic evidence qualifies as pages of prosecution evidence (PPE).

A guidance note is available explaining the information needed to help defence practitioners submit accurate claims under the graduated fee schemes.

This will help us to make correct assessments when considering your claims – including whether electronic evidence qualifies as ‘pages of electronic evidence’ (PPE).

Further information

Legal aid guidance – to download ‘Claiming electronic evidence as PPE guidance’