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criminal offences in UK

List of the main criminal offences in the UK

Three main types of criminal offences exist under UK law. These are: 1.   Summary only offences; 2.   Either way offences; 3.   Indictable only offences. Summary only offences This type includes a range of lower-severity offences. These are only tried in magistrates’ court. The exception is