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Draft Community Prosecution Lawyers Bill


 

Draft Community Prosecution Lawyers Bill

 

 
 

Contents

Part 1

Office and functions of Community Prosecution Lawyer

General provisions for the office of Community Prosecution Lawyer

      1        Office of Community Prosecution Lawyer

Functions relating to anti-social behaviour offences

      2        Principal function of a Community Prosecution Lawyer

      3        Conduct of prosecutions on behalf of a Community Prosecution Lawyer

      4        Delivery of recognisances etc. to a Community Prosecution Lawyer

      5        Reports to a Community Prosecution Lawyer by a chief officer of police

      6        Control of certain fees, etc. paid by a Community Prosecution Lawyer

      7        Transfer of cases to the Crown Prosecution Service

Functions relating to other offences

      8        Transfer of cases to a Community Prosecution Lawyer

Part 2

Elections, disqualification, etc.

Qualifications for election

      9        Register of persons legally qualified for election and holding office

      10        Removal of names of persons from the Register

      11        Qualifications for election and holding office

      12        Disqualification for election

Arrangements for elections

      13        Entitlement to vote

      14        Regulations relating to elections of Community Prosecution Lawyers

      15        Returning officers

      16        Day of initial elections of Community Prosecution Lawyers

 
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      17        Day of subsequent elections of Community Prosecution Lawyers

      18        By-elections

Disqualification for office, etc.

      19        Declaration of acceptance of office

      20        Resignation from office

      21        Disqualification by permanent infirmity

      22        Legal disqualification for office

      23        Residency disqualification for office

      24        Disqualification for office: bankruptcy restrictions order

      25        Other disqualifications for office

      26        Declaration of vacancy

      27        Offence of falsely acting as Community Prosecution Lawyer

Part 3

General

      28        Expenses

      29        Interpretation

      30        Orders and regulations

      31        Minor and consequential amendments and repeal

      32        Commencement and transitional provisions

      33        Short title and extent

                  Schedule 1                                         Operations of the Office of Community Prosecution Lawyer

                  Schedule 2                                         Anti-social behaviour offences

                  Schedule 3                                         Minor and consequential amendments

                  Schedule 4                                         Repeal

 
 

 
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