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Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012

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14Criminal proceedings

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In this Part “criminal proceedings” means—

(a)proceedings before a court for dealing with an individual accused of an offence,

(b)proceedings before a court for dealing with an individual convicted of an offence, including proceedings in respect of a sentence or order,

(c)proceedings for dealing with an individual under the Extradition Act 2003,

(d)proceedings for binding an individual over to keep the peace or to be of good behaviour under section 115 of the Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980 and for dealing with an individual who fails to comply with an order under that section,

(e)proceedings on an appeal brought by an individual under section 44A of the Criminal Appeal Act 1968 (appeal in case of death of appellant),

(f)proceedings on a reference under section 36 of the Criminal Justice Act 1972 on a point of law following the acquittal of an individual on indictment,

(g)proceedings for contempt committed, or alleged to have been committed, by an individual in the face of a court, and

(h)such other proceedings, before any court, tribunal or other person, as may be prescribed.

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