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Forms for use with the Rules may be amended or withdrawn from time to time, or new forms added, under the authority of the Lord Chief Justice: see paragraph CPD General matters 5A: Forms, in the Criminal Practice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 11 - Transfer for trial of serious fraud cases or cases involving children

                    Part 13 - Dismissal of charges sent or transferred to the Crown Court

                    Part 14 - The indictment

                    Part 15– Preparatory hearings in the Crown Court

                    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 21 - Initial details of the prosecution case

                          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 39 - Trial on indictment

                                      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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