Blackstone's Magistrates' Court Handbook 2013

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OUP Oxford, Sep 6, 2012 - Law - 648 pages
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This new edition of the bestselling Blackstone's Magistrates' Court Handbook provides a complete practical guide for the busy magistrates' court advocate. Incorporating essential extracts from the Magistrates' Court Sentencing Guidelines, Andrew Keogh offers all you need in one trustworthy source. Covering all the key aspects of magistrates' court practice, the book focuses on the areas most likely to arise at short notice requiring an instant response from the advocate, as well as on those offences most frequently experienced at court, such as public order, drugs, weapons, driving, criminal damage, and sexual offences. Blackstone's Magistrates' Court Handbook 's easy-to-use pocket-sized format facilitates quick reading and instant decision-making. Tables, flow-charts, and a clear system of icons aid comprehension and speedy navigation. Cross-referencing to Blackstone's Criminal Practice 2013 provides you with easy access to in-depth commentary.
 

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Contents

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Table of Primary Legislation
Table of Secondary Legislation
A2 Adjournments
A5 AmendingCharge
A7 Bad Character A8 Bail
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A12 Commencing Proceedings
A-4
A15 Costs Defendants A16 Courtappointed Legal Representatives
A-20
C15 Sexual Offences
A-143
D1 Age of Offender
A-192
General
D-11
Automatic
D-20
D24 Detention under Section 91 ofthe Plea D26 PCCSA 2000 D25 Discounts for Early Disqualification from Driving
D-33
D42 Presentence Drug Testing
D-42
D52 RestrainingOrder D53 Return toCustody D54 Sentencing Guidelines Issued by the Sentencing Council
D-55
Penalty Notices for Disorder
D-71

A23 Human Rights A24 Identification Evidence
A-31
A26 Mental Disorder A27 Misbehaviour at Court
A-37
A32 Special Measures and Vulnerable Witnesses
A-44
B1 General Provisions
A-56
Young Offenders
A-63
C2 Antisocial Behaviour Order Breach
A-76
C4 Communication Network Offences C5 Criminal Damage C6 Drugs
A-101
C14 Road Traffic OffencesSuitable for FineDischarge
A-124
Criminal Procedure Rules 2011
D-73
Relevant Offences for the Purposes of Special Measures Direction
D-77
Fraud Guideline
D-79
Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012
D-86
Dangerous Dogs Sentencing Guideline
D-89
Index
D-93
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