The Criminal Courts

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Law- As Level Quiz on The Criminal Courts, created by thornamelia on 23/10/2014.
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Question 1

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Summary Offences are tried in which court?
Answer
  • Magistrates Court
  • Crown Court
  • Supreme Court
  • Court of Appeal

Question 2

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Which of these is NOT a Summary Offence
Answer
  • Assault
  • Battery
  • Theft
  • Affray

Question 3

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Which of these does not count as an indictable offence
Answer
  • Robbery
  • Conspiracy
  • Murder
  • Actual Bodily Harm [ABH]

Question 4

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Which of these is not true about lay Magistrates.
Answer
  • They are part time.
  • They are paid.
  • They are volunteers
  • They have no legal qualifications.

Question 5

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Which of the following are the duties of the magistrates court?
Answer
  • 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.

Question 6

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There are three magistrates, at least one must be male and at least one must be female.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 7

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

Question 8

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The youth court deals with offenders aged 10-18.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 9

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

Question 10

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In which cases can an offender be heard in the crown court regardless of age.
Answer
  • Theft
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Rape
  • Causing death from dangerous driving.

Question 11

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Anyone who is not involved in the case is excluded from the youth court.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 12

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What must happen at the youth court if the offender is younger then sixteen years old?
Answer
  • They must be released.
  • There parents must be there.
  • Legal aid must be free.
  • It must be on the headlines of the local newspapers.
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