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Law- As Level Quiz on The Criminal Courts, created by thornamelia on 23/10/2014.

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The Criminal Courts

Question 1 of 12

1

Summary Offences are tried in which court?

Select one of the following:

  • Magistrates Court

  • Crown Court

  • Supreme Court

  • Court of Appeal

Explanation

Question 2 of 12

1

Which of these is NOT a Summary Offence

Select one of the following:

  • Assault

  • Battery

  • Theft

  • Affray

Explanation

Question 3 of 12

1

Which of these does not count as an indictable offence

Select one of the following:

  • Robbery

  • Conspiracy

  • Murder

  • Actual Bodily Harm [ABH]

Explanation

Question 4 of 12

1

Which of these is not true about lay Magistrates.

Select one of the following:

  • They are part time.

  • They are paid.

  • They are volunteers

  • They have no legal qualifications.

Explanation

Question 5 of 12

1

Which of the following are the duties of the magistrates court?

Select one or more of the following:

  • To deal with all summary offences and some triable either way offences.

  • To deal with all appeals.

  • To hold early administrative hearings.

  • To act as a youth court.

  • To deal with sentencing.

  • All of the above.

Explanation

Question 6 of 12

1

There are three magistrates, at least one must be male and at least one must be female.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Explanation

Question 7 of 12

1

In the youth court, a magistrate can not be allowed to be over the age of 65.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Explanation

Question 8 of 12

1

The youth court deals with offenders aged 10-18.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Explanation

Question 9 of 12

1

Anyone aged under 10 years old, can not be found guilty of a crime.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Explanation

Question 10 of 12

1

In which cases can an offender be heard in the crown court regardless of age.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Theft

  • Manslaughter

  • Murder

  • Rape

  • Causing death from dangerous driving.

Explanation

Question 11 of 12

1

Anyone who is not involved in the case is excluded from the youth court.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Explanation

Question 12 of 12

1

What must happen at the youth court if the offender is younger then sixteen years old?

Select one of the following:

  • They must be released.

  • There parents must be there.

  • Legal aid must be free.

  • It must be on the headlines of the local newspapers.

Explanation