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1. What 7 things CAN you report on a magistrates hearing?

  • 1. Name of court & magistrates - 2. name, age, addresses, occupations of defendants/witnesses - 3. charges (full or summarised) - 4. Solicitors and barristers - 5. If the case is adjourned & when/where to - 6. Arrangements to bail - 7. Legal aid
  • 1. Name of birthplace - 2. name, age, addresses, occupations of defendants/witnesses - 3. if they are married - 4. Solicitors addresses - 5. If the case is adjourned & why - 6. Arrangements to bail - 7. Photos
  • 1. Name of court & magistrates - 2. witness statements - 3. charges and details why - 5. Family reactions - 6. Any shouting from dock - 7. Legal aid
  • 1. Name of taxi driver - 2. name, age, addresses, occupations of victims - 3. charges (full or summarised) - 4. If they're on benefits - 5. If the case was interrupted - 6. Cost of the case - 7. Legal aid
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2. What applies when proceedings are active in a case?

  • Contempt of Court Act 1981 strict liability rule applies.
  • Contempt of Court Act 1971 strict liability rule applies.
  • Contempt of Court Act 1991.
  • Contempt of Court Act 1988 strict liability rule applies.

3. Who owns copyright?

  • Anyone who has used has used skill, labour, creativity and/or judgement to copy an extract of a book.
  • Anyone who has used has used skill, labour, creativity and/or judgement to create something.
  • Anyone who has used has seen something and written it down again in their own handwriting.
  • Anyone who has purchased an item owns some of the copyright.

4. What law is copyright under?

  • Copyright Designs Act 1988
  • Copyright Patents Act 1998
  • Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988
  • Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1958

5. What law restricts magistrates reportings?

  • Section 52A of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998
  • Section 50A of the Crime and Disorder Act 1988
  • Section 8 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1988
  • Section 1 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1905

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