criminal procedure

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all criminal cases start in the magistrates
3 types of offfence
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1) summary offences
- minor/lower range of crimes and include offences such as driving and parking offences and are heard by the magistrates court usually within the first hearing judgment often made by post
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2) triable either way offences
- middle rang crime and are can be heard by the magistrates court and the crown court and iclde offences like abh etc.
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3) inditable offences
- most serios of offences and iclude thing such as murder, manslaughter and **** and are always heard by the crown but have to start in magistrates court as normal procedure
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pre trial procedure for summary offences
Cases may be dealt with at first appearance. Usually adjourned as CPS doesn’t have all info needed to proceed, if d wants legal advice or mag want pre-sentence report. When D pleads not guilty, always adjournmed
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1) summary offences

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- minor/lower range of crimes and include offences such as driving and parking offences and are heard by the magistrates court usually within the first hearing judgment often made by post

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2) triable either way offences

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3) inditable offences

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pre trial procedure for summary offences

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