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A clear and coherent package of reforms?

A clear and coherent package of reforms?: the Scottish Government consultation paper on the Carloway Report

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)909-926
JournalCriminal Law Review
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2012


Reflects on the main recommendations contained in the Scottish Government's Consultation Paper entitled "Reforming Scots Criminal Law and Practice: The Carloway Report". Discusses proposals relating to: (1) police custody and powers of arrest and detention; (2) police questioning and provision of legal advice; (3) the rules of evidence and the abolition of corroboration; (4) reducing delays for appeals; and (5) the role of the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission. Assesses the extent to which the document accords with the Government's pledge to overhaul Scotland's justice system.
© 2012 Sweet & Maxwell


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