Criminal Law Conference

Date: 2nd October 2019

Time: 09.30 – 17.00

CPD: 5 Hours

Phone Price: £69+vat

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This full day conference is presented by Colin Beaumont.

As one of our most experienced speakers, Colin will deliver highly demanded updates on the latest criminal law issues and will provide invaluable advice pertinent to today.

This course is aimed at qualified criminal law practitioners.

What’s new in criminal law? – a 2019 round-up

  • Recent Court of Appeal and Supreme Court decisions
  • The very latest from the Sentencing Council
  • Relevant legislation of the last 12 months
  • Important Statutory Instruments

Criminal Trials

  • Evidence and ‘unused material’ issues
  • The very latest on bad character, hearsay and ‘similar fact’
  • Proceeding in the absence of the accused
  • Payment issues in both the Magistrates’ and Crown Court

What’s new at the Police Station

  • The effect of the Policing and Crime Act 2017
  • A consideration of Code G under PACE
  • Recent amendments to the Codes of Practice
  • Payment issues

The Appellate System

  • Appeals by the Attorney General
  • Terminating Rulings
  • Crown Court? High Court? Court of Appeal? – Which route and why?
  • Payment issues

The PCC(S)A 2000

  • Powers of the Crown Court upon committal for sentence
  • The differences between imprisonment and DYOI
  • Minimum terms – an ever expanding area!
  • Extension of periods of disqualification from driving

The Offender Rehabilitation Act

  • Applicability to adults
  • Applicability to Youths
  • Interrelationship between licence and supervision periods
  • Interrelationship between the Act and HDCS