Code for Crown Prosecutors

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Guidance issued by the Director of Public Prosecutions to the Crown Prosecution Service under the Prosecution of Offenders Act 1985 on the general principles to be applied when making decisions about prosecutions. Crown Prosecutors must be satisfied that there is sufficient evidence to provide a realistic prospect of conviction and that a prosecution is needed in the public interest.

Subjects: Law.

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