Archive - July 2016

List of Criminal Offences in UK (II)

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In addition to criminal offences against a person and those of property, the list of criminal offences in UK also includes the following.

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List of Criminal Offences in UK (I)

List of Criminal Offences in UK (I) image July 29, 2016

In criminal law, a criminal offence in the UK against an individual generally means a crime that is committed by direct physical mischief or force which is applied to another individual.

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Legislation Related to Sexual Offences in the UK

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According to an overview of the sexual offending in England and Wales, an average, 2.5% of women and 0.4% of men in these jurisdictions declared that they had been victimized by a sexual offence in the previous year.

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Defence for Driving under Drug Influence

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In England and Wales, it is considered an offence to drive after taking certain legal medicines if they weaken a person’s ability to do so.

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Differences between Criminal and Civil Justice in UK

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The significant differences between civil and criminal proceedings have consequences on fraud investigations, and among them, the burden of evidential proof and interview requests must be met by the Court of Law.

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The Fraud Act 2006

The Fraud Act 2006 image July 5, 2016

The Fraud Act 2006 received Royal Assent on 8 November 2006 and came into force on 15 January 2007. The Act eliminates the deception offences in the Theft Acts 1968 and 1978, like evasion of liability by deception.

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