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The Attorney General’s revised Guidelines on Disclosure will come into force on 31 December 2020.
Recruitment process, rates of pay, overview of the panel, lists of members and guidance for barristers who work ‘off panel’.
This note explains what vesting orders are and how they are applied for.
Fees, expenses, contractual terms and administrative procedures for panel counsel, clerks and their chambers.
Revised guidance on how to apply the disclosure regime contained in the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (CPIA)
The Attorney General and Solicitor General (the Law Officers) can be asked to look at some types of contempt of court.
Guidelines on the acceptance of pleas and the prosecutor's role in the sentencing exercise (revised 2009).
Attorney General's guidelines for prosecutors on the use of the common law offence of conspiracy to defraud. First published 2007.
Attorney General's jury vetting guidelines on when to use of right of stand by and what procedure to follow.
Guidelines on the prosecutor’s role in applications for Witness Anonymity Orders: Criminal Evidence (Witness Anonymity) Act 2008.
Document defining the relationship between the Law Officers and the Crown Prosecution Service
Document defining the relationship between the Law Officers and the Serious Fraud Office
Amended code on the use of investigation powers under the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) 2002.
Attorney General's guidelines for prosecutors on plea discussions and presenting a plea agreement to the court in serious fraud cases.
Attorney General guidelines for prosecutors applying section 18 of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) in England and Wales.
Guidelines for civil panel counsel, revised to include the new government security classifications.
Guide for barristers asking the Law Officers for permission to join the Bar of Northern Ireland or the Faculty of Advocates in Scotland.
Investigation powers under Proceeds of Crime Act: search and seizure warrants, disclosure, account monitoring and other orders.
The Attorney General, Geoffrey Cox QC MP, has today published the Government’s Review of the efficiency and effectiveness of disclosure in the criminal justice system
The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) has been amended by the Policing and Crime Act 2009 and the Crime and Courts Act 2013.
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