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NCJ Number: 155803 Find in a Library
Title: Criminal Justice and Public Order Act, 1994
Corporate Author: Great Britain Home Office
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 50
Sponsoring Agency: Great Britain Home Office
London, SW1H 9AT, England
Sale Source: Great Britain Home Office
50 Queen Anne's Gate
London, SW1H 9AT,
United Kingdom
Type: Reference Material
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: Provisions of a criminal justice act are summarized.
Abstract: The purpose of this guide is to provide information about the provisions of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, which received the Royal Assent on November 3, 1994. The information is presented in factual form, without argumentation or comment. Contact persons are included for those desiring more detailed information. Although some of the provisions of the Act extend to Scotland and/or Northern Ireland, as well as to England and Wales, others apply only to Scotland and Northern Ireland. This guide relates only to England and Wales. The guide provides the likely dates for implementation of the various provisions of the Act. Subjects covered by the Act include young offenders, bail, evidence and court procedure, police powers, public order, prevention of terrorism, obscenity and video recordings, prisons, sexual offenses, new offenses, parole, extradition, crime prevention, serious fraud, copyright enforcement, and security costs at political party conferences. A listing of sections in the Act is provided.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Corrections; Courts; Crime prevention education; Juveniles; Police; United Kingdom (UK); Victims of Crime
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