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NCJ Number: 76080 Find in a Library
Title: Magistrates' Association - 60th Annual Report, 1979-1980
Corporate Author: Magistrates' Assoc
United Kingdom
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 84
Sponsoring Agency: Magistrates' Assoc
London, W1P 6DD, England
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This report describes the activities of the British Magistrates' Association from July 1979 through June 1980.
Abstract: The association's membership consists of over 23,000 active and retired magistrates in England and wales. The association's goals are mainly to educate magistrates in the law, the administration of justice, the treatment of offenders, and the best crime prevention methods to enable them to perform their public duties in the most competent and efficient manner. The report begins with summaries of the association's main activities during the year and resolutions presented at the annual meeting. Several laws enacted by parliament in 1979 and 1980 are summarized. Activities of the association's joint standing committee, the executive committee, and committees on treatment of offenders, laws, training, overseas matters, juvenile courts, and road traffic are described. The report's first appendix lists the honorary officers and activities of each of the association's 54 branches during the year. Additional appendixes present papers on drinking and driving, the working of the 1969 Children and Young Persons Act, and sentencing; financial statements; and lists of the association's officers and committee members.
Index Term(s): Driving Under the Influence (DUI); England; Juvenile codes; Magistrates; Sentencing/Sanctions; Wales
Note: Submitted at the Annual General Meeting of the Magistrates' Association, London, England, October 10, 1980.
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