Do you ever feel restraining orders are handed out automatically on sentence, or too widely-drafted, or genuinely difficult to comply with?
Aimed at anyone dealing with sentence in the Magistrates’ or Crown Court, whether you prosecute or defend, this course looks at the following:
- The statutory power to make an order under s5A Protection from Harassment Act 1996
- The test to be applied
- The standard and burden of proof
- When can an order not be made?
- Criminal Procedure Rules requirements
- A round –up of helpful case law
- Challenging a Victim Impact Statement
- Submissions to make
- Appeals to the Crown Court and funding
- Applications to vary and discharge
What are the requirements?
- This course provides 0.5 – 1 CPD point (depending on length of time spent considering the discussion questions and completing the evaluation form)
- Watch 20 minute recorded webinar, including reference notes, discussion questions and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge
- On completion of this course you will be able to identify the: when such an order can be made appropriate challenges the procedural obligations on the prosecution which authorities may assist you in your arguments
What is the target audience?
- This course is suitable for all levels of advocate