An Introduction to Criminal Law

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1. What is double liability?

  • Where one action is in breach of two types of law
  • Where one action affects two people
  • Where two actions are prosecuted in the same court
  • Where two actions are in breach of one law
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2. What is the person starting a criminal trial called?

  • Victim
  • Prosecutor
  • Claimant
  • Barrister

3. What sort of names would you see in criminal courts?

  • HRH v Lloyd; CPS v Lloyd
  • R v Lloyd; DPP v Lloyd
  • Jones v Lloyd; XYZ Ltd v Lloyd
  • R v Lloyd; S v Lloyd

4. What are the powers of criminal courts?

  • Home arrest, community order, discharge, prison
  • Prison, fine, community order, discharge
  • Fine, discharge, community order, relocation
  • Prison, fine, curfew, discharge

5. Who starts a criminal trial?

  • The victims of crime
  • The State, usually through the CPS
  • The CPS alone
  • The State, never through the CPS


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