HM Inspectorate of Prosecution in Scotland: annual report 2020 to 2021

The annual report of HM Inspectorate of Prosecution in Scotland for the year 2020 to 2021.

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Footnotes

1. IPS, Annual Report 2019-20.

2. Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service, Business Plan 2021-22.

3. COPFS, Covid Deaths Investigation Team – Monthly statistics (March 2021).

4. COPFS, Covid Deaths Investigation Team – Monthly statistics (August 2021).

5. Scottish Parliament, Official Report, 9 February 2021.

6. Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service, Improving the management of sexual offence cases – Final report from the Lord Justice Clerk's Review Group (March 2021).

7. IPS, Follow-up review of the investigation and prosecution of sexual crime (August 2020).

8. IPS & HMICS, Joint inspection of emergency criminal justice provisions (September 2020).

9. The three legislative measures are in Schedule 4 of the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020.

10. IPS, Inspection of the management of criminal allegations against the police by COPFS – Terms of Reference (February 2021).

11. IPS, Inspection of the management by COPFS of criminal allegations against the police (September 2021).

12. The Rt. Hon. Dame Elish Angiolini DBE QC, Independent review of complaints handling, investigations and misconduct issues in relation to policing – Final report (November 2020).

13. IPS, Inspection of the management by COPFS of criminal allegations against the police (September 2021).

14. Professor Sharon Cowan, The use of sexual history and bad character evidence in Scottish sexual offence trials (EHRC, August 2020).

15. See, for example, IPS Inspection of the management of criminal allegations against the police by COPFS – Terms of Reference (February 2021) and IPS & HMICS, Joint inspection of emergency criminal justice provisions – Terms of Reference (July 2020).

16. Accounts Commission, Strategic Scrutiny Group: Scrutiny responses to Covid-19 (November 2020).

Contact

Email: carolyn.sharp@gov.scot

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