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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

In this CPDcast Richard Furlong from 25 Bedford Row discusses the introduction of deferred prosecution agreements which came into force on 24 February 2014. He explains what they are and how and when they should be entered into.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand what a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) is;
  • Know the requisite time limits when entering into a DPA;
  • Have considered some of the reasons why the Court may not publish its findings in relation to a DPA;
  • Understand when and how the terms of a DPA can be varied;
  • Know the principal problems with the DPA regime.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Criminal Procedure Rules 2013;
  • Crime and Courts Act 2013.
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In this CPDcast Richard Furlong from 25 Bedford Row discusses the introduction of deferred prosecution agreements which came into force on 24 February 2014.

Date Recorded: 1st May 2014

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