Posted on 01 June 2009.
The Virtual Court is a new initiative aiming to speed up first hearings and improve the service given to victims and witnesses. It enables a defendant, who is charged in a police custody suite, to appear in a magistratesâ€™ court for a first hearing whilst still physically located in the Police Station. Read the full story
Posted in Criminal Justice
Posted on 10 July 2008.
The Legal Services Commission has issued a press release to all Crime Contract holders regarding the recording of travel time in Police Station and Magistrates Court cases.
- From 1st July 2008, providers do not need to record travel time in police station cases unless those cases are classed as exceptional.
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Posted in Legal Aid