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Criminal Law

To make sure everyone is safe and protected.
Crime against society

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Example of Criminal Law

Theft, Murder, speeding and damage to property

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Civil Law

About Rights

4

Example of Civil Law

Marriage
Divorce
Accidents at work contracts between companies and disputes

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The Plaintiff (Civil Crime)

The person who feels that damage has been done to them

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The Defendant

The person who bring a case against the other person

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Aim of Civil Cases

To uphold the rights of individuals

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Aim of Criminal Cases

1. To maintain law and order
2. To protect society

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Civil Cases are dealt in ____ and _____ courts?

County Court
then
High Court

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Criminal Cases are dealt in ______ and _______ courts?

Magistrates Court
then
Crow Court

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What starts Civil Case?

The individual whose rights have been affected

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Who starts Criminal Case?

The State through the police or Crown Prosecution Service

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The Role of Police

-Uphold the Law- fairly and firmly
Prevent Crime
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

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When police stop and search you , they must provide....
(Your rights)

Proof of their warrent card
Information on police peers to stop and search
Your rights
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

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Crown Prosecution Service

A government agency, decides whether criminal proceedings, should progress to court or not