Review of disclosure in criminal proceedings

|Reports and Reviews|Criminal

1. This is a review (“the review”) conducted at the request of and for the Lord Chief Justice, prompted by concerns as to the operation of the disclosure regime contained in the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996, as amended (“the CPIA”).

2. The review was established to consider the practical operation of the CPIA disclosure regime and, if appropriate, the legislative framework, with a particular focus on the proportionality of the time and costs involved in that disclosure process.