News: Reporting Restrictions in the Criminal Courts, publication of 4th Edition of Guidance

8 05 2015

Reporting RestrictionsA new and updated edition of the guidance on reporting restrictions in courts was published on 6 May 2015. The document, Reporting Restrictions in the Criminal Courts [pdf], is the fourth edition. The first appeared in 2000.

It covers all the latest changes to the law, including new provisions relating to anonymity for children and young people appearing in courts and anonymity for the victims of female genital mutilation, all of which came into effect within the past few weeks, and incorporates important decisions from the Court of Appeal and the Divisional Court. Read the rest of this entry »