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(p. 207) 11. Prosecuting an Either-Way Offence 

(p. 207) 11. Prosecuting an Either-Way Offence
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(p. 207) 11. Prosecuting an Either-Way Offence
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Martin Hannibal

and Lisa Mountford

DOI:
10.1093/he/9780198858423.003.0011
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date: 27 November 2020

Either-way offences include assault occasioning actual bodily harm, theft, and burglary. These offences can be committed with varying degrees of seriousness depending on the aggravating or mitigating features in the particular case. The more aggravating features, the more serious the offence will be regarded. This chapter examines the procedure for deciding where an either-way offence should be tried which includes the plea before venue and allocation procedure; the relative merits of summary trial and trial on indictment; and for those either-way offences that are to be tried in the Crown Court, the next stage of the proceedings.

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