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Civil disputes

Multi track High court
Claims more than £15 000 Over £50 000

Fast track County court
Claims between £5000 and £15000 Up to £30 000

Small claims
Disputes under £5000

Discovery document
Pre action protocol
Claim form

Alternative ways of solving disputes

Negotiationnon binding .they negotiate with…

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Report at police station daily
Suretyguarantee of money if unable to turn up

CJPOA ­ removed bail for indictable cases
If accused for cases such as murder not granted bail

Summary Triable either way Indictable
Magistrates Magistrates or crown court e.g theft Crown court e.g
court murder
e.g driving…

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Criminal appealsfrom magistrates

Defence Prosecution
Against conviction Magistrates to No right to appeal
crown court her
Heard by the judge
and two magistrates
Against sentence To crown court No rights to appeal
Error in law To QBD to HOL QBD then to HOL
on points of law

From crown court

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Defence Prosecution
Conviction COA on points of law Cnt appeal unless
and to HOL jury nobbling
Sentence COA on points of From crown court to
law and to HOL COA on sentence
Error of law COA on points of Crown court to
law and to HOL COA on points of…

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Asking questions Officer has the right to question
Failure to answer does not give grounds to arrest
How to make it lawful Inform suspect what search for and station they are
DPP V Osman did not give name or station before
stop search therefore defendant not guilty of assult…

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Young offenders

Reprimands and warning
Reprimandsfor first time
Final warningfor second time
Prosecutionfor last time

Custodial sentencing
Her majesty pleasurefor murder cases
for over 18
detained at HMP
Detention orderserious offences
child aged 10 or more
14 yr maximum sentence
Detention and training orderminimum is 4 months
other offences

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