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Reports to COPFS: A guide for specialist reporting agencies

A guide for specialist reporting agencies who report cases to COPFS.

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Reports to the Procurator Fiscal: A guide for specialist reporting agencies

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This guide is for specialist reporting agencies who report cases to COPFS. The aim of this publication is to provide advice for specialist reporting agencies which assists them in following best practice in the investigation and reporting of criminal cases.

The guide covers all aspects of reporting to COPFS including general legal requirements, form of report, preparation for trial, action following submission of statement, the role of COPFS, court procedure and jury trials.