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The protocol has been developed to ensure that liaison arrangements between COPFS and SEPA are transparent, with cases being dealt with in the most effective and consistent way.
This protocol summary sets out a summary of the responsibilities of SEPA and the Area Specialists. In addition, the protocol summary covers the liaison arrangements at national and local level and joint training as well as disclosure and publicity.