Achieving Best Evidence in Criminal Proceedings: Guidance for Vulnerable or Intimidated Witnesses, including Children

This resource is the appendices to the two volume Guidance for Vulnerable or Intimidated Witnesses, including Children.

It includes: a Glossary of Terms; Admissibility of Video-recordings Under the Criminal Justice Act 1988; the Assessment Framework; Child Protection Flow Chart; Conducting a Video Recorded Interview – the Legal Constraints; Court Witness Supporter in CCTV Link Room; Guidance on Investigative Interviews with Disabled Children; Identification Parades Involving Vulnerable and/or Intimidated Witnesses; National Standards for Young Witness Preparation; Storage, Custody and Destruction of Video Recordings; Specimen Form of Receipt and Undertaking for Video Recorded Evidence; Specimen Index of Video Recorded Interview; Specimen Information Sheet: Video Recorded Interview; and Technical Guidance.

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