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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Pre-trial therapy provision for victims of sexual crime

    Guidance for those supporting victims of sexual crime who wish to seek therapeutic support or counselling prior to or during court proceedings.

    Prosecution policy Last updated 14 Oct 2020
  5. Sensitive personal records policy

    Policy explaining the rules governing the recovery and use of sensitive personal records during the investigation and prosecution of serious offences.

    Prosecution policy Last updated 12 Oct 2020
  6. Lord Advocate’s guidelines: Legal Professional Privilege

    Guidelines to the police on material that may be subject to Legal Professional Privilege (LPP).

    Prosecution policy Last updated 05 Mar 2020
  7. Lord Advocate's guidelines: Antisocial behaviour orders

    Guidance to police about reporting of cases involving a breach of an antisocial behaviour order.

    Prosecution policy Last updated 14 Feb 2020
  8. Lord Advocate's guidelines: Visual identification procedures

    Lord Advocate's guidelines to the police on using visual identification parades to identify suspects.

    Prosecution policy Last updated 17 Sep 2019
  9. Sharing of evidence in cases involving children

    Agreement on the sharing of evidence and information between the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration, COPFS and the Police Service of Scotland.

    Agreement Last updated 01 May 2019
  10. Joint domestic abuse protocol

    Read the agreed joint protocol between Police Scotland and the Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service in cases involving domestic abuse.

    Agreement Last updated 01 May 2019