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Magistrates should sit in police stations, report says

The government should allow magistrates to dispense on-the-spot justice inside police stations at peak times, a report by a right-leaning think tank has said.

Policy Exchange says the move would speed up legal proceedings and save money but the Magistrates Association has called the idea "backward and inappropriate".

Danny Shaw reports.

  • 21 Feb 2014
  • From the section UK
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