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Terrorist cases: joint working within the UK

A joint statement by Her Majesty’s Attorney General and the Lord Advocate regarding the handling of terrorist cases where the jurisdiction to prosecute is shared by prosecuting authorities in the UK.

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Handling of terrorist cases where the jurisdiction to prosecute is shared by prosecuting authorities within the UK

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This joint statement is for prosecutors and investigators throughout the UK.

It covers the handling of terrorist cases where the jurisdiction is shared within the UK and includes the fundamental principles, co-ordination and case handling strategy, and the roles of the Lord Advocate and Her Majesty's Attorney General in such cases.