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Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill

 28th Jul 2021  News

Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill   The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill was introduced in the House of Lords in early July and awaits a second reading. The Bill is formed of thirteen parts, inclu... Read more

Detention of seized cash

 16th Jun 2021  News

Detention of seized cash   HMRC seized £35,000 cash in plastic carrier bags from a Mr Mann as it was suspected he was fraudulently evading excise duty. Boxes of vodka worth around £220,000 had also bee... Read more

New proposed sentencing guidelines - burglary

 9th Jun 2021  News

New proposed sentencing guidelines - burglary   The Sentencing Council has announced a consultation on the revision of sentencing guidelines for domestic, non-domestic and aggravated burglary offences.   Th... Read more

Stalking and Stalking Protection Orders

 8th Jun 2021  News

Stalking and Stalking Protection Orders   A former premier league footballer, Shayne Bradley, pleaded guilty to stalking a former girlfriend.   It was said he followed her, watched her house, sent mails and... Read more

Assault sentencing guidelines

 8th Jun 2021  News

Assault sentencing guidelines   The existing assault guidelines came into effect in January 2012; at the same time, the attempt murder guideline was revised.    Following an "extensive and complex proj... Read more