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Criminal Procedure Act (with its variations) is a stock short title used for legislation relating to criminal procedure in Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa and the United Kingdom.
The Bill for an Act with this short title may have been known as a Criminal Procedure Bill during its passage through Parliament.
Criminal Procedure Acts may be a generic name either for legislation bearing that short title or for all legislation which relates to criminal procedure.

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    VIC search warrants and rights

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    NSW When Does Statute of Limitations Start for Summary Offences?

    I know that there is a statute of limitations for summary offences in NSW, which is 6 months (criminal procedure act 1986-Section 179), but I'm still wondering if: 1.The time runs from when someone committed offence or 2.The time runs from when the police know that someone committed offence...
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    VIC Magistrates Court Summary Offence - Incomplete Brief?

    Hi guys, Someone I know has a minor summary offence and just received their full brief and the brief is incomplete as it does not include a statement of prior convictions. The Vic Criminal Procedure Act 2009 details the contents of the full brief and says in section 41 (1) (c) a copy of the...
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    VIC Criminal Procedure Act 2009 Not Followed by Police

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