New Code for Crown Prosecutors suggests adverse impact on complainant's health may make a prosecution less likely

28/01/2013 The Director of Public Prosecutions, Keir Starmer, QC, has today published a new edition of the Code for Crown Prosecutors, the overarching document that guides prosecutors and police in deciding whether or not to charge a suspect. The publication follows a three month public consultation on a shorter, streamlined version of the Code.