Jurisdictions and burden of proof

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What is the burden and standard of proof?
Prosecution must prove case beyond reasonable doubt. WOOLMINTON V DPP: "innocent until proven guilty".
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What is the jurisdiction of the magistrates court?
1.Issuing search and arrest 2.granting bail and funding 3.summary and TEW trials 4.mode of trial hearing (TEW) 5.sending for trial by crown court 6. Sentencing (with limits)
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What is the jurisdiction of the crown court?
1. Trials (indictable and TEW) 2. Sentencing 3. Appeals from magistrate court
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What is the jurisdiction of the CPS
1.to advise police on cases for prosecution (evidence and public interest) 2.review cases submitted by police 3.determine the charge when there is a prosecution. 4.prepare and present cases for court.
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What are the classifications for offences?
1.Summary offences - common assault. 2.Triable either way offences - S.47, S.20. 3.indictable offences - S.18
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1.Issuing search and arrest 2.granting bail and funding 3.summary and TEW trials 4.mode of trial hearing (TEW) 5.sending for trial by crown court 6. Sentencing (with limits)

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