Legal Updates archives for February 2016

Street Bail

February 12, 2016

A person who is arrested can be given bail before they arrive at a police station. This is called ‘street bail’. The arresting officer must give the person a ‘bail notice’ which states that they must return to a specified police station, on a specific date and time.1 The arresting officer can also apply other

Youth Justice Review – the Taylor Review publishes interim findings

February 9, 2016

The interim findings of the youth justice review being carried out by child behavioural expert and former head teacher Charlie Taylor have been published. The interim report sets out plans to transform youth custody in England and Wales and recommends that children should serve their sentences in secure schools rather than youth prisons.

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