Crime & Fraud Briefing: June 2024



Welcome to the latest edition of the Crime Briefing which focuses on the Victim and Prisoners Act 2024 with articles written by Louise Thomson and Thom Dyke. We hope that you find these articles informative and interesting. 

The Victim and Prisoners Act 2024 received Royal Assent shortly prior to the dissolution of Parliament. In further efforts to protect the public, the Act brings into force some wide ranging and impactful changes to those convicted of controlling or coercive behaviour in an intimate or family relationship such as how individuals are managed in the community whilst, at the same time, acknowledging, to some extent, that Imprisonment for Public Protection (‘IPP’) failed those individuals sentenced to such a draconian regime.

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