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This podcast will consider the Criminal Procedure Rules 2010. Richard Furlong will begin by giving an overview of the rules and their place in the criminal justice system, and then go on to deal with the substantive areas within the rules after the Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2010 came into force on 4 October 2010, and the consequences of these amendments in the day-to-day life of the courts.

After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the relevance of the ‘overriding objective’ and how this has been applied in recent cases;
  • Understand the scope of the Criminal Procedure Rules and the sanctions for non-compliance;
  • Be aware of the duties upon all parties in a criminal case;
  • Be aware of the several amendments made to the Criminal Procedure Rules during 2010;
  • Be able to identify the amendments to the rules and how they will apply.
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Legal Principles
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Essential Case Management; Applying the Criminal Procedure Rules ;
  • Criminal Procedure Rules 2010;
  • Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2010;
  • Sections 74 to 85 Coroners and Justice Act 2009;
  • Criminal Procedure Rules 2005;
  • Crime (International Corporation) Act 2003;
  • Section 68 Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996;
  • Section 35 Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994;
  • Section 19 Prosecution of Offences Act 1985;
  • Section 7(7) Road Traffic Act 1968;
  • Allen v United Kingdom (App. No. 18837/06)[2010] All ER (D) 277 (Mar);
  • R v GR [2010] EWCA Crim 1928;
  • Hubner v District Court of Prostejov in the Czech Republic [2009] EWHC 2929 (Admin);
  • R v Ensor (2009) EWCA Crim 2519;
  • Malcolm v DPP [2007] EWHC (Admin) 363;
  • R (on the application of the Government of the United States of America) v Bow Street Magistrates Court (2006) EWHC 2256;
  • R v Pydar Justices ex parte Foster [1995] 160 JP 87.

This podcast looks at the Criminal Procedure Rules 2010. It will consider the application, scope and limits of the CrimPR. It then provides an overview of those parts of the Criminal Procedure Rules which have been amended and the practical implications of those amendments on practitioners.

Podcast added: 26/11/10

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