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  1. Lord Advocate's guidelines: Police and the media

    Guidance on police communication with the media, possible contempt of court implications and guidance on giving statements to the media during an investigation.

    Prosecution policy Last updated 17 May 2022
  2. Lord Advocate’s guidelines: Detention, treatment and questioning of persons under terrorism legislation

    Guidance to police regarding extension of the period of detention/delayed access to solicitor/questioning a suspect post-charge, under the Terrorism Act 2006.

    Prosecution policy Last updated 13 May 2022
  3. Lord Advocate's guidelines: Supply of naloxone during COVID-19 pandemic

    Lord Advocate's guidelines to police providing a statement of prosecution policy in relation to the supply of naloxone during the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic.

    Prosecution policy Last updated 11 Jan 2022
  4. Lord Advocate’s guidelines: Offences committed by children

    Lord Advocate’s guidelines to police on the reporting to COPFS of offences alleged to have been committed by children.

    Prosecution policy Last updated 22 Oct 2021
  5. COP26 Lord Advocate’s guidelines: Liberation by the police during COP26

    Lord Advocate's guidelines to the police concerning liberation of offenders by police relating to the 26th UN climate change conference ('COP26').

    Prosecution policy Last updated 11 Jun 2021
  6. Working together for victims and witnesses

    A protocol between COPFS, Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS), Police Scotland, and Victim Support Scotland (VSS) to support victims and witnesses.

    Agreement Last updated 01 Jun 2021
  7. Letter from Lord Advocate to Jonathan Hall QC, Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation

    Letter from Lord Advocate James Wolffe QC to Jonathan Hall QC, Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation

    Prosecution policy Last updated 08 Apr 2021
  8. Lord Advocate’s guidelines: Search and seizure and retention of property

    Lord Advocate’s guidelines on search, seizure of retention of property. Guidelines are issued under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.

    Prosecution policy Last updated 06 Apr 2021
  9. Refugees Policy: Annex B

    Annex B of the COPFS Refugee Policy which provides the prosecution with guidance on the application of the defence in Section 31 of the Immigration Act 1999.

    Prosecution policy Last updated 06 Apr 2021
  10. Lord Advocate's guidelines: Coronavirus fixed penalty notice scheme

    Lord Advocate’s guidelines on the operation of the Fixed Penalty Notice Scheme under The Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020.

    Prosecution policy Last updated 01 Nov 2020