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New Statement of Prosecution Policy and Practice released

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

The Statement of Prosecution Policy and Practice, which is the new code for prosecutors is released today (December 23). The Director of Public Prosecutions, Mr Grenville Cross, SC, of the Department of Justice, said “the Statement has revised the earlier prosecution policy guidelines, and new areas of prosecutorial responsibility are incorporated”.   The first prosecution policy guidelines were issued in 1993, and these were updated in 1998 and again in 2002. [Opening remarks][press release]