A cautionary tale – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

“Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has announced a ‘radical’ overhaul of simple cautions whereby their use will be banned in dealing with all indictable-only offences – ie serious offences such as robbery and serious assault that can only be tried in a Crown Court before a jury –and possession of any offensive weapon (including a knife), supplying Class A drugs and a range of sexual offences against children, including child prostitution and pornography.”

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 4th October 2013

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