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Law Q&A: Questions of charging

Law Q&A: Questions of charging

Professor Michael Zander addresses the legal position around charging for shoplifting offences.

Date - 20th March 2014
By - Michael Zander - Police Oracle
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QuestionI have been told that the law has been changed making shoplifting triable only by magistrates and therefore an offence that is within the custody officer’s power to decide on the charges. Is that correct?AnswerThe information is...
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