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Tag: Falklands' Criminal law

  • Thursday, April 20th 2017 - 06:24 UTC

    Falklands' Criminal law and criminal justice system reform come into force Friday

    The Falklands courthouse. The Attorney General's office has published guidance documents explaining the framework in which prosecution decisions are made.

    The Falkland Islands government has announced as part of its transparency policy that reform to the criminal law and criminal justice system come into force from Friday, 21st April. The official release states that the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Ordinance and the Crimes Ordinance are a root and branch reform of the criminal law and the criminal justice system in the Falkland Islands.