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Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010

Section 49: Time limit for proceedings

110.Section 49 sets the time limit for bringing a prosecution at one year from the date on which sufficient evidence to warrant the proceedings comes to the prosecutor’s knowledge.  This is subject to the overall limit that no prosecution may be brought more than three years after the commission of the offence.

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