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Code of Practice: Disclosure of evidence in criminal proceedings

The Code of Practice provides guidance to prosecutors, the Police Service of Scotland, and other investigating agencies in relation to the disclosure of evidence in criminal proceedings.

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Code Of Practice Disclosure Of Evidence In Criminal Proceedings

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The Code of Practice outlines duties of disclosure of evidence in criminal proceedings. Prosecutors, the Police Service of Scotland, and other investigating agencies, must follow the code when investigating, reporting and prosecuting crime and during the investigation of sudden deaths.

This Code of Practice is issued under Part VI of the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010.