Types of Offence

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Types of Offence

  1. 1. Different Offences
  2. 2. Different Offences
  3. 3. Summary offences – less serious offences always tried in the Magistrates’ Court
  4. 4. Summary Offence: driving offences and common assault
  5. 5. Triable either way offences – middle range offences which can vary in the degree of harm caused.
  6. 6. Either Way: Can be tried either in theMagistrates’ Court or in the Crown Court
  7. 7. Either Way: eg theft and assault occasioning actual bodily harm
  8. 8. Indictable offences – more serious crimes which must be tried in the Crown Court
  9. 9. Indictable: eg murder, manslaughter and rape.

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