Email Queries

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Any questions you may have about The Criminal Procedure Rules, the Criminal Practice Direction or the forms should be sent to:;

Questions of a more general nature should be sent to: Email

Please be aware that the interpretation of the rules and practice direction is a matter for the courts. We therefore cannot deal with enquiries about the meaning of a rule or practice direction, or how they should be applied. We do not provide advice on individual cases. We recommend that you seek independent legal advice where appropriate.

General background information

If you want to read more about the process of making Criminal Procedure Rules, starting with the Criminal Procedure Rule Committee.

Ministry of Justice


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