Martin Partington: Spotlight on the Justice System

Keeping the English Legal System under review

Review of cautions

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The Ministry of Justice has announced that it is reviewing the use of simple cautions, in the light of evidence suggesting that some serious and serial offenders are being cautioned when they should be brought before the courts.

Unusually, this review is not it seems accompanied by any consultation document, though this may be published later. There is a press announcement available at http://www.justice.gov.uk/news/press-releases/moj/cautions-for-serious-and-repeat-offenders-under-review

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Written by lwtmp

April 4, 2013 at 2:16 pm

Posted in Chapter 5

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