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Name: The Criminal Procedure Rules 2005 (S.I. 2005 No. 384).
Country: United Kingdom
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2005-03-04
Entry into force:
ISN: GBR-2005-R-75702
Bibliography: Rule on-line Rule on-line Office of Public Sector Information, United Kingdom (consulted on 2007-04-04)
Abstract/Citation: These Rules govern the practice and procedure to be followed in the criminal courts. They represent the first step in the creation of a new, consolidated Criminal Procedure Code. Part 1 contains the overriding objective of the Rules. Part 2 contains provisions for understanding and applying the Rules. Part 3 contains new rules to facilitate the management of criminal cases by the court in accordance with the overriding objective. The main body of the Rules (Parts 4 to 78) are a consolidation of the existing rules of court, which are for the time being re-enacted without any substantial changes as part of the Criminal Procedure Rules.
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