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Anthony and Berryman's Magistrates' Court Guide 2019

The updated edition of this annual title remains the essential publication that no court practitioner can afford to be without.
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781474307987

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Why you should buy Anthony and Berryman's Magistrates' Court Guide 2019

The updated edition of this annual title remains the essential publication that no court practitioner can afford to be without. It includes straightforward coverage of new case law, current court procedure, criminal offences, sentencing and more to ensure you have a complete picture of the law. Practical commentary and excellent value for money puts this title ahead of the competition as the single most important guide to the activities of the Magistrates Court.

It is the definitive guide to all activities of the magistrates’ court and provides a completely up-to-date picture of the law as at 1 September 2018.

The 2019 edition includes the follow updates:

  • Amendments to the Criminal Procedure Rules and Criminal Practice Directions
  • New Sentencing Council guidelines
  • New offences on coercive/controlling behavior in an intimate/family relationship; disclosing sexual images; failing to give information
  • The latest cases on
    • Animal Welfare Act prosecution time limits
    • Self defence and householders
    • Defence of necessity
    • Insanity and offences of strict liability
    • Meaning of ‘dishonesty’
    • Restraining orders and the views of the victim
    • Psychoactive substances and the ‘medicinal products’ exemption
    • Disclosure, adjournments and use of written evidence in drink/driving cases
    • Motor vehicles and the meaning of ‘use’
    • Sending ‘related offences’ to the Crown Court
    • Search warrants
    • Proceeds of Crime and forfeiture procedure and tests
    • Confiscation orders and effect of part payment on term in default
    • Disqualification orders under the Animal Welfare Act 2006

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