Forms

This page sets out the eleven categories that make up the framework for the Criminal Procedure Rules and sets out the forms to be used in conjunction with them.

All the forms available for public use in connection with the Criminal Procedure Rules appear on this page in Word and PDF versions, under the name of the Part of the Rules with which each form is connected.

Forms for use with the Rules may be amended or withdrawn from time to time, or new forms added, under the authority of the Lord Chief Justice: see paragraph CPD General matters 5A: Forms, in the Criminal Practice Directions. News about changes to the forms appears on the ‘What’s new?’ page of this website.

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General matters

Part 1 - The overriding objective

Part 2 - Understanding and applying the Rules

 

Part 3 - Case management

Part 4 - Service of documents

    Part 5 - Forms and court records

      Preliminary proceedings 

      Part 6 - Investigation orders and warrants

      Part 7 - Starting a prosecution in a magistrates' court

      Part 8 - Discontinuing a prosecution

      Part 9 - Allocation and sending for trial

        Part 10 - Initial details of the prosecution case

          Part 12 – Deferred prosecution agreements

           

          Part 14 - The indictment

          Part 16 – Reporting, etc. restrictions

          Part 17 - Extradition

          Custody and bail

          Part 18 - Warrants for arrest, detention or imprisonment

          Part 19 - Bail and custody time limits

            Disclosure

            Part 22 - Disclosure

            Evidence

            Part 27 - Witness statements

            Part 28 - Witness summonses, warrants and orders

            Part 29 - Measures to assist a witness or defendant to give evidence

              Part 31 - Restriction on cross-examination by a defendant acting in person

                Part 32 - International co-operation

                  Part 33 - Expert evidence

                    Part 34 - Hearsay evidence

                    Part 35 - Evidence of bad character

                    Part 36 - Evidence of a complainant's previous sexual behaviour

                    Trial

                    Part 37 - Trial and sentence in a magistrates' court

                    Part 38 – Trial and sentence in the Crown Court

                      Part 39 - Jurors

                        Part 40 - Tainted acquittals

                        Part 41 - Retrial following acquittal for serious offence

                        Sentencing

                        Part 42 - Sentencing procedures in special cases

                         

                        Part 44 - Breach, revocation and amendment of community and other orders

                        Part 50 - Civil behaviour orders after verdict or finding

                        Part 52 - Enforcement of fines and other orders for payment

                        Part 55 - Road traffic penalties

                        Confiscation and related proceedings

                        Part 56 - Confiscation proceedings under the Criminal Justice Act 1988 and Drug Trafficking Act 1994

                        Part 57 - Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 – rules applicable to all proceedings

                        Part 58 - Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 – rules applicable only to confiscation proceedings

                        Part 59 - Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 – rules applicable only to restraint proceedings

                        Part 60 - Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 – rules applicable only to receivership proceedings

                        Part 61 - Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 – rules applicable to restraint and receivership proceedings

                          Contempt of court

                          Part 62 – Contempt of court

                          Appeal

                          Part 63 – Appeal to the Crown Court

                          Part 64 - Appeal to the High Court by case stated

                            Part 65 - Appeal to the Court of Appeal : general rules

                            Part 66 - Appeal to the Court of Appeal against ruling at preparatory hearing

                            Part 67 - Appeal to the Court of Appeal against ruling adverse to prosecution

                            Part 68 - Appeal to the Court of Appeal about conviction or sentence

                            Part 69 - Appeal to the Court of Appeal regarding reporting or public access restriction

                            Part 70 - Reference to the Court of Appeal of point of law or unduly lenient sentencing

                              Part 71 – Appeal to the Court of Appeal under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 – general rules

                              Part 72 - Appeal to the Court of Appeal under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 – prosecutor's appeal regarding confiscation

                              Part 73 - Appeal to the Court of Appeal under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 - restraint or receivership orders

                              Part 74 - Appeal or reference to the Supreme Court

                              Part 75 - Request to the European Court for a preliminary ruling

                                Costs

                                Part 76 - Costs

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