Podcast Location:
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Categories:
Human Rights, Civil Liberties & Public Law
Criminal Law
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Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
Listen only, gain ½ a CPD point (30 minutes)

Regulated by the Bar Standards Board:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 accredited CPD point (60 minutes)

Regulated by ILEX:
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to ensure that legal practitioners are familiar with the area of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the historic approach to the prevention of FGM;
  • Know the domestic law applicable to FGM;
  • Be aware of the impact of the Serious Crime Act 2015 on FGM cases;
  • Understand the key act and resources that should be looked at in respect of FGM;
  • Know the prevalence of FGM in the UK;
  • Be aware of those organisation or people that can play a role in the detection of FGM.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Introduction
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
Panel Discussion
Practical Guide
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In this CPDcast, Felicity Gerry QC and Neelam Sarkaria focus on the topic of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and cover a general introduction to the topic, details of the relevant legislation, the investigation and prevention of the offence, the role that organisations can play and the obstacles that can arise in relation to FGM offences and how these can be overcome.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD hour for barristers at the Bar of England and Wales.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD point (0.5 for the podcast and 0.5 for completion of the test) for solicitors and legal professionals.

Podcast Length: 39:19

Date Recorded: 15th June 2015

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