Latest MOJ virus Update focus on domestic violence – 14th april

Victims and witnesses NEW: At the No10 press conference today, the Home Secretary Priti Patel announced an additional £2 million to support charities to further expand services for those at risk of domestic abuse. The following page contains more information about help offered to domestic abuse victims: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/domestic-abuse-how-to-get-help   HMPPS Prisons and probation services have implemented significant changes to comply

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New coronavirus protocol agreed for custody cases at police stations

New Protocol Agreed for Custody Cases April 2, 2020 Coronavirus, News Edit Post After tireless work from Practitioners and Agencies involved in dealing with those in custody at Police Stations a new National Protocol has been achieved which offers protection to those in custody and importantly  to everyone who has to deal with them . It demonstrates that participants on

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Court Coronavirus guidance gathers pace

Court Guidance – Social Distancing measures expand as Courts seek to support effort The Lord Chief Justice and Secretary of State for Justice have today published more guidance as the fight to maintain the justice system whilst supporting the national effort on social distancing continues at a pace . The Court has issued guidance previously : https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-courts-and-tribunals-planning-and-preparation Essentially the Courts

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