Latest changes – prosecution and case management

Date Category Guidance Changes
Prosecution and case management Possible justice outcomes following investigation

Removal of quick reference guide to out of court disposal from further information box.

Prosecution and case management Charging and case preparation

Complete list of MG forms reinstated.

Prosecution and case management Prosecution and case management reference material

Review of all existing links to the 2011 ABE guidance and update the reference to the new 2022 guidance.

Prosecution and case management Victim and witness care

Review of all existing links to the 2011 ABE guidance and update the reference to the new 2022 guidance.

Prosecution and case management Charging and case preparation

Section on Charging process amended.

Prosecution and case management Possible justice outcomes following investigation

Wording amended for adult, youth and foreign national conditional cautions.

Prosecution and case management Charging and case preparation

Section on charging process amended and link to CPS guidance added.

Prosecution and case management Charging and case preparation

Removed a link to the 2011 prosecution team manual for guidance.

Removed section on the CPS and ACPO joint programme

Removed a link to the 2011 prosecution team manual for guidance - replaced with reference to DG6

Added to the list on police charge cases

Removed outdated pre-charge referral diagram

Removed links on preparing a file for case evidence - replaced with DG6 link

Amended CPS disclosure link to reflect the 2018 revised manual

Added a link on attorney General's guidance on Disclosure

Added a link on joint protocol on third party material

Prosecution and case management Victim and witness care

Link added to provide access to further materials to support the Code of Practice for Victims of Crime

Prosecution and case management Possible justice outcomes following investigation

Link within Further information box updated.

Prosecution and case management Victim and witness care

Amended Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority section.

Prosecution and case management Victim and witness care

Updated link for MoJ guidance on Victim Personal Statement.

Prosecution and case management Possible justice outcomes following investigation

Amended wording to Community resolution.

Prosecution and case management Possible justice outcomes following investigation

Changes to youth cautions.

Prosecution and case management Charging and case preparation

Fixed broken link to Third Party Disclosure in RTC.

Prosecution and case management Possible justice outcomes following investigation

Removal of reference to neighbourhood justice outcomes.

Prosecution and case management Possible justice outcomes following investigation

Link added to restorative justice document.

Prosecution and case management Possible justice outcomes following investigation

Removal of misleading text.

Prosecution and case management Prosecution and case management reference material

Update a link to 2015 Code of Practice for Victims of Crime.

Prosecution and case management Victim and witness care

Update a link to 2015 Code of Practice for Victims of Crime.

Prosecution and case management Victim and witness care

Minor wording changes and addition of section on Victim personal statements.

Prosecution and case management Charging and case preparation

Updating link from The Prosecution Team (2011) Manual of Guidance: For the preparation, processing and submission of prosecution files to The Prosecution Team (2011) Manual of Guidance: For the preparation, processing and submission of prosecution files (incorporating National File Standard 2015).

Prosecution and case management Possible justice outcomes following investigation

Link to CPS (2013) The Director’s Guidance on Charging 5th Edition changed to CPS (2013) The Director’s Guidance on Adult Conditional Cautions, 7th Edition.

Prosecution and case management Victim and witness care

Removal of word "blameless".

Prosecution and case management Victim and witness care

Addition of link to a protocol and some explanatory text.

Prosecution and case management Victim and witness care

Addition of link to a protocol and some explanatory text.

Prosecution and case management Charging and case preparation

Addition of link to a protocol and some explanatory text.

Prosecution and case management Hearing and trial management

Addition of link to a protocol and some explanatory text.

Prosecution and case management Charging and case preparation

Corrected an error and clarified wording around Full Code Test and Threshold Test.

Prosecution and case management Charging and case preparation

Addition of links to MG forms.

Prosecution and case management Victim and witness care

Amendment of information on compensation.

Prosecution and case management Charging and case preparation

Change navigational links to improve ease of use.

Prosecution and case management Enforcing sentences and managing offenders

Change navigational links to improve ease of use.

Prosecution and case management Victim and witness care

Update links to 2013 Code of Practice for Victims of Crime.

Prosecution and case management Possible justice outcomes following investigation

Changes to Adult Cautions which pre-empt the full review of all OoCD's (due in March 2014).

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