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  1. Lord Advocate's guidelines: Supply of naloxone during COVID-19 pandemic

    Lord Advocate's guidelines to police providing a statement of prosecution policy in relation to the supply of naloxone during the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic.

    Prosecution policy Last updated 11 Jan 2022
  2. Lord Advocate’s guidelines: Offences committed by children

    Lord Advocate’s guidelines to police on the reporting to COPFS of offences alleged to have been committed by children.

    Prosecution policy Last updated 22 Oct 2021
  3. Lord Advocate’s instructions: Non-prosecution of victims of human trafficking

    Lord Advocate’s instructions for prosecutors when considering prosecution of victims of human trafficking and exploitation.

    Prosecution policy Last updated 25 Aug 2021
  4. COP26 Lord Advocate’s guidelines: Liberation by the police during COP26

    Lord Advocate's guidelines to the police concerning liberation of offenders by police relating to the 26th UN climate change conference ('COP26').

    Prosecution policy Last updated 11 Jun 2021
  5. Working together for victims and witnesses

    A protocol between COPFS, Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS), Police Scotland, and Victim Support Scotland (VSS) to support victims and witnesses.

    Agreement Last updated 01 Jun 2021
  6. Letter from Lord Advocate to Jonathan Hall QC, Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation

    Letter from Lord Advocate James Wolffe QC to Jonathan Hall QC, Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation

    Prosecution policy Last updated 08 Apr 2021
  7. Lord Advocate’s guidelines: Search and seizure and retention of property

    Lord Advocate’s guidelines on search, seizure of retention of property. Guidelines are issued under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.

    Prosecution policy Last updated 06 Apr 2021
  8. Refugees Policy: Annex B

    Annex B of the COPFS Refugee Policy which provides the prosecution with guidance on the application of the defence in Section 31 of the Immigration Act 1999.

    Prosecution policy Last updated 06 Apr 2021
  9. Lord Advocate's guidelines: Coronavirus fixed penalty notice scheme

    Lord Advocate’s guidelines on the operation of the Fixed Penalty Notice Scheme under The Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020.

    Prosecution policy Last updated 01 Nov 2020
  10. Pre-trial therapy provision for victims of sexual crime

    Guidance for those supporting victims of sexual crime who wish to seek therapeutic support or counselling prior to or during court proceedings.

    Prosecution policy Last updated 14 Oct 2020