Pre Trial Procedures

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AS Law (Criminal Courts) Quiz on Pre Trial Procedures , created by charlotteepardon on 05/12/2014.

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Question 1

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A summary offence is a less serious offence always tried in the magistrates court.
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  • True
  • False

Question 2

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An example of a summary offence is theft.
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  • True
  • False

Question 3

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An example of a summary offence is theft.
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  • True
  • False

Question 4

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Which are summary offences?
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  • Driving offences and common assault.
  • Driving offences and rape.

Question 5

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A tribal either way offence can vary in the degree of harm caused. It can be tried in either the crown or magistrates court.
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  • True
  • False

Question 6

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Theft and assault occasioning in actual bodily harm are tribal either way offences.
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  • True
  • False

Question 7

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An indictable offence is for example; murder, rape , manslaughter. Always tried in crown court.
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  • True
  • False

Question 8

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Why are indictable offences tried at the crown court?
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  • Its good publicity.
  • The penalty's at the magistrates court are too low for a big offence.
  • The magistrate court is to lazy to deal with bigger cases.

Question 9

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Fred has been charged with murder which court will he go to?
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  • Crown Court.
  • Magistrates Court.

Question 10

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Aaron has been charged with driving without insurance what court will he go to?
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  • Crown Court.
  • Magistrates Court.

Question 11

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Sarah stole some chocolate from her local shop, which court will she go to?
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  • Crown Court.
  • Magistrates Court.
  • Either, depends if Magistrates take the case if not it is submitted to the crown court.

Question 12

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Would someone choose being tried at the magistrates because there is less publicity? if so why is this so?
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  • No.
  • Yes. Because journalists spend their time at the crown court as this holds bigger cases potentially.
  • Yes. Because magistrates court has guards so journalists can't get near by.