Crown Prosecution Service


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Crown Prosecution Service

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(Law) (in England and Wales) an independent prosecuting body, established in 1986, that decides whether cases brought by the police should go to the courts: headed by the Director of Public Prosecutions. Abbreviation: CPS Compare procurator fiscal
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Daniel Thomas Charlson (27): Belmont Road, Hindley - Assaulted Leanne Shaw by beating her: Community order for 12 months with alcohol treatment requirement, fined [pounds sterling]100, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of [pounds sterling]90, pay costs of [pounds sterling]85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.
"Agencies have enough evidence against Nirav Modi, the (CPS) Crown Prosecution Service in London is likely to oppose Nirav Modi's bail application on March 29," said one of the joint directors part of the joint ED/CBI team that arrived in London today.
A SANDWELL councillor has been cleared of a hate crime after the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) dropped charges of racially/ religiously aggravated intentional harassment, alarm or distress.
POLICE and the Crown Prosecution Service have pledged to investigate why an innocent man spent six months in jail for an acid attack he did not commit.
DETECTIVES investigating allegations of abuse at a private care home have submitted a file of evidence to the Crown Prosecution Service, it has been revealed.
ENGLAND all-rounder Ben Stokes has been charged with affray after a fight outside a Bristol nightclub, the Crown Prosecution Service said.
The Crown Prosecution Service confirmed the 26-year-old will be charged alongside two other men after an altercation in Bristol.
He was ordered to pay that amount in compensation, plus PS20 towards victim services and PS40 in costs to the Crown Prosecution Service. He was discharged conditionally for 12 months.
The Crown Prosecution Service is seeking quotations from suppliers under the Terms and Conditions of this procurement for the appointment of a contractor to provide an external advocacy assessor service.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has completed a report into allegations against Ron Hogg, Durham police and crime commissioner, and passed the file to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).
Yesterday, the Crown Prosecution Service con-firmed that he will not be charged in relation to 13 alleged victims because of insufficient evidence, and that action will not be taken over another victim because it is not in the public interest.
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) announced yesterday that it had authorised the Metropolitan Police to charge the former X Factor judge with "being concerned in" the supply of drugs.