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Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012

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133Conditional cautions: involvement of prosecutors
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(1)The Criminal Justice Act 2003 is amended as follows.

(2)In section 22(3A) (conditions that may be attached to a conditional caution) for “by a relevant prosecutor” substitute “in the condition”.

(3)In section 23(2) (relevant prosecutor must decide there is sufficient evidence to prosecute and that a conditional caution should be given) after “a relevant prosecutor” insert “or the authorised person”.

(4)In section 23A(5) (relevant prosecutor must specify amount of financial penalty and how it is to be paid etc) for “a relevant prosecutor must also” substitute “the condition must”.

(5)In section 23B (variation of conditions by relevant prosecutor) after “A relevant prosecutor” insert “or an authorised person”.

(6)In section 25 (code of practice) in subsection (2)(ga) (Secretary of State’s code of practice may include provision about what a relevant prosecutor may provide under section 23A(5)(b)) for “by a relevant prosecutor” substitute “in a condition”.

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