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Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999

Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999

Reference: UK/1999/C/23 The Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 deals with a person’s competence in giving evidence in the criminal courts and contains additional restrictions on the use of certain types of evidence. The legislation is relevant for criminal proceedings in IT-related matters. Criminal evidence The Act provides for the referral of offenders under 18 to […]

Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008

Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008

Under the UK Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 it is an offence to possess extreme pornographic images.   Unfortunately it is conceivable that IT professionals managing networks, abuse teams, and others charged with moderating online services could be exposed to this type of content. Organisations must therefore put in place appropriate procedures to deal with these illegal […]