The Code for Crown Prosecutors is a public document, issued by the Director of Public Prosecutions that sets out the general principles Crown Prosecutors should follow when they make decisions on cases.
This guidance assists our prosecutors when they are making decisions about cases. It is regularly updated to reflect changes in law and practice.
The Welfare, Rural and Health Division (WRHD) of the CPS prosecutes cases investigated by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), Her Majesty's Revenue a
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