PACE Update 2018

Speaker: Matthew Hardcastle
Chambers: Kingsley Napley Solicitors

Crime Legislation Update
Chris Sykes
Barrister
Doughty Street Chambers Crime Team.
Crime Team of the Year 2019

Possession of Offensive Weapons Bill 2018
Knife and acid crime epidemic
S 6.1 and 6.2 Offence / Defence Corrosive Substance
Bad character
s 6.9 ” capable of burning human skin “
12 s Defn 10 percent concentration
Proof.No case to answer.
s6.7 Sentencing. 12 months/ fine/ both/4yrs
s8 1.b Minimum Over 16/18 = 4 month DTO / 6 months
S28 Threatening with an offensive weapon
The Policing and Crime Act 2017
Police bail and better controls
28 day street bail
Neccessary and proportionate
34.5A PACE Extension conditions A-D
Data Protection Act 2018
GDPR
Corporate cases
Future individual cases
Criminal Procedural Amendent Rules 2018
2.d.i. “For the Defendants Interests “
“Who will not be responsible for the Defendant “
Powers of Disclosure/Billing
Sexual Offences previous history
Assaults on Emergency Workers act 2018
Why ? On or off duty offence.
Aggravating feature
Penalties 12 months e/w
Lower sentence for Assault PC.
Criminal Finances Act
POCA broadened powers
Domestic Violence Istanbul Convention
Crime and Courts Act 2013 ( tagging )
Mags Court assets 2017
SAMLA 2018 . Investigatory Powers 2018

You can contact Chris Sykes by e mail
clerks@doughtystreetchambers.co.uk

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