Once a decision has been taken to prosecute the accused, various agencies may become involved in your case, each with their own role to play. What happens in the prosecution process may be unfamiliar to you and some of the language and terms used may also sound unusual.

This section of the website should help to explain the prosecution process and answer some of your questions. Remember to use theĀ Jargon BusterĀ if you need help to understand any of these words or terms.

This section will give you information about: