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Further review of disclosure in criminal proceedings: sanctions for disclosure failure

|Reports and Reviews|Criminal

1. This further review was conducted at the request of and for the Lord Chief Justice, following a request from the Lord Chancellor.

2. The further review was established to consider the specific issue of sanctions for disclosure failure by both the prosecution and the defence; whether the sanctions available, together with judicial case management powers, are adequate to secure compliance with disclosure duties and, if not, whether there are options for strengthening those sanctions.