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Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001

Intimidating, harming and threatening witnesses etc

103.These sections aim to give protection to witnesses, or those who may be or have been witnesses, in court proceedings other than those for an offence. They cover witnesses in civil cases and other proceedings such as breaches of a community order. Protection from intimidation of witnesses in proceedings for an offence is covered by section 51 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994.

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