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Part of:
Criminal Law Bundle 2011 CPD Training Bundle
Categories:
Criminal Law
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This podcast will discuss the new set of Criminal Procedure Rules coming in to force on 3rd October 2011. Richard Furlong, a barrister from 25 Bedford Row will set out the amendments to the Criminal Procedure Rules 2010 introduced in April 2011 before going on to give an overview of the changes that will come into effect with the Criminal Procedure Rules 2011.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the changes brought into effect by the amendments to the Criminal Procedure Rules 2010 in April 2011 (including changes in respect of contempt of court);
  • Understand what changes will be coming in to effect on 3 October 2011 and how the changes to the Rules will apply;
  • Be aware of the new forms for use in criminal proceedings and changes to the existing Part 5, which deals with forms and court records;
  • Appreciate the changes that have been made to the rules regarding preparatory hearings in the Crown Court;
  • Know how the rules regarding reporting restrictions and public access have been replaced;
  • Be aware of the extended timescales for service of special measures, bad character and hearsay applications;
  • Understand the changes to the rules in relation to POCA provisions;
  • Appreciate the changes to Appeal provisions;
  • Have considered the anticipated future trends in respect of the Criminal Procedure Rules.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Practical Guide
Procedural
Sources and References:
  • Civil Evidence Act 1995;
  • Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008;
  • Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996;
  • Criminal Procedure Rules 2010;
  • Criminal Procedure Rules 2011;
  • Dangerous Dogs Act 1991;
  • R v C [2010] EWCA Crim 2578;
  • Twomey and others [2011] EWCA Crim 8;
  • Court Forms.

In this podcast Richard Furlong, a barrister from 25 Bedford Row discusses the new set of Criminal Procedure Rules coming in to force on 3rd October 2011 and what the changes will mean for practitioners.

Podcast added: 20/10/11

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