Prosecution of Offences Act 1985

The Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (c. 23) was an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom. Its main effects were to establish the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), to transfer the responsibility of prosecution of offences from the police to the CPS,[1] and to codify the prosecution process.

Prosecution of Offences Act
Act of Parliament
Text of the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 as in force today (including any amendments) within the United Kingdom, from legislation.gov.uk.

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  1. ^ David S. Wall. "The Historical Development of Policing". Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, University of Leeds. Archived from the original on 2008-02-19. Retrieved 2008-02-27.

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