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NCJ Number: 67997 Find in a Library
Title: COSTS AND LEGAL AID IN CRIMINAL CASES - A GUIDE
Author(s): J P TEASDALE
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 113
Sponsoring Agency: Oyez Publishing Ltd
London SE1, United Kingdom
Sale Source: Oyez Publishing Ltd
Oyez House
237 Long Lane
London SE1,
United Kingdom
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: INFORMATION ON COURT COSTS AND LEGAL AID IN CRIMINAL CASES IS PRESENTED IN A GUIDE FOR BRITISH LEGAL PRACTITIONERS AND STUDENTS.
Abstract: THE PURPOSE OF THE GUIDE IS TO PROVIDE A CONCISE EXPLANATION OF STATUTORY AND NONSTATUTORY PROVISIONS GOVERNING THE ALLOCATION OF COURT COSTS AT EACH TIER OF THE BRITISH CRIMINAL COURT STRUCTURE. THE FIRST SEVEN SECTIONS DEAL WITH PROSECUTION AND DEFENSE COSTS INTER PARTES (PAID BY THE PROSECUTION OR THE DEFENSE) AND FROM CENTRAL FUNDS, FOR VARIOUS TYPES OF COURTS AND PROCEEDINGS. OTHER SECTIONS EXAMINE APPEALS AGAINST COST ORDERS, TAXATION OF COSTS, AND WITNESS EXPENSES. THE LAW GOVERNING LEGAL AID IN CRIMINAL CASES IS ALSO COVERED, AS ARE COMPENSATION ORDERS; ENFORCEMENT OF ORDERS FOR COSTS, COMPENSATION, AND LEGAL AID CONTRIBUTIONS AND WAIVERS; MATTERS OF INTEREST TO LOCAL AUTHORITIES; AND THE CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION SCHEME. THE GUIDE ALSO INCLUDES 'PRACTICE DIRECTIONS' RELATING TO COURT COSTS AND AN INDEX. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED).
Index Term(s): Court costs; Court orders; Criminal proceedings; Great Britain/United Kingdom; Legal aid services
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