Flashcards in Law Deck (15):
To make sure everyone is safe and protected.
Crime against society
Example of Criminal Law
Theft, Murder, speeding and damage to property
Example of Civil Law
Accidents at work contracts between companies and disputes
The Plaintiff (Civil Crime)
The person who feels that damage has been done to them
The person who bring a case against the other person
Aim of Civil Cases
To uphold the rights of individuals
Aim of Criminal Cases
1. To maintain law and order
2. To protect society
Civil Cases are dealt in ____ and _____ courts?
Criminal Cases are dealt in ______ and _______ courts?
What starts Civil Case?
The individual whose rights have been affected
Who starts Criminal Case?
The State through the police or Crown Prosecution Service
The Role of Police
-Uphold the Law- fairly and firmly
Pursue and bring to justice those who break the law
Keep the Queen's peace
Protect, help and re-assure the community
Be sen to do all things with integrity, common sense and sound judgement
When police stop and search you , they must provide....
Proof of their warrent card
Information on police peers to stop and search
The police officer's name and police station
The reason for the search
What they think they might find when they search you
A copy of the search record