CPIA (Criminal Procedure & Investigations Act 1996)

  • Available
  • 30th Sep 21 - 6th Oct 21
  • 1.15pm-4pm - Delegates must attend both sessions on 30th September & 6th October afternoons
  • Remote Via MS Teams
    Remote via MS Teams
  • £84for members £for non-members

Overview

This course will provide the up to date information and interpretation of the impact of the CPIA legislation, Codes of Practice and Attorney Generals guidelines, from the beginning to the end of the case.

The requirements of CPIA

  • Set out what it is that the law requires.
  • Introduction to outline the basis why there have been changes made to the way in which the disclosure process is carried out by all parties to criminal proceedings.
  • Roles and Responsibilities and definitions.

CPIA during the investigation, what is expected?

  • CPIA from the beginning of the case, what is expected?
  • Joint working responsibilities.
  • Disclosure strategies.
  • Reasonable lines of enquiry and the balance with privacy.
  • Relevance test.
  • Prosecution disclosure test.
  • Third party material.
  • Managing material throughout the case.
  • Investigation and policy log and its relevance.
  • Engagement with the Prosecuting Solicitor.

To provide the up to date information and interpretation of the impact of the CPIA legislation, Codes of Practice and Attorney Generals guidelines, from the beginning to the end of the case.

The Statutory Disclosure Scheme and how it operates.

  • Pre-charge engagement.
  • Revealing material to prosecutor, relevance test, correct forms, content and certification.
  • Common Law disclosure test and prosecution disclosure test.
  • The presumption that certain material will meet the disclosure test and what this will mean in practice.
  • Disclosure management document.
  • Digital material & third party material.
  • Defence Statements and ongoing disclosure requirements.
  • Public Interest Immunity (PII).

This course will enable you to

  • Identify when and how the CPIA Codes of Practice impact on a criminal investigation or enforcement enquiry.
  • Correctly identify the responsibilities of the roles of the staff involved.
  • Recognise the up to date requirements once the investigation begins and then throughout the investigation to the conclusion of the case.
  • Identify the up to date requirements when completing the relevant disclosure requirements, particularly regarding the presumption that certain material will meet the test for disclosure.
  • Interpret the defence requirements and how this will impact on the staff in court cases.
  • Recognise the up to date responsibilities of the Prosecuting Solicitor, both during the investigation and once the prosecution file has been submitted.

Who is the Course aimed at

Anyone who needs an understanding of the legal regime imposed under the legislation.

CPIA (Criminal Procedure & Investigations Act 1996)

  • Available
  • 30th Sep 21 - 6th Oct 21
  • 1.15pm-4pm - Delegates must attend both sessions on 30th September & 6th October afternoons
  • Remote Via MS Teams
    Remote via MS Teams
  • £84for members £for non-members
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