List of Abbreviations

AuthorMatthew Richardson

List of Abbreviations

BPI British Recorded Music Industry

CA 2003 Communications Act 2003
CAA 1981 Criminal Attempts Act 1981
CBO Criminal Behaviour Order
CCA 1981 Contempt of Court Act 1981
CCP Chief Crown Prosecutor
CDA 1971 Criminal Damage Act 1971
CDA 1998 Crime and Disorder Act 1998
CDPA 1988 Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988
CIN Customer Identification Number
CIS Community Impact Statement
CJA 1988 Criminal Justice Act 1988
CJA 2003 Criminal Justice Act 2003
CJA 2009 Coroners and Justice Act 2009
CJIA 2008 Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008
CJPA 2001 Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001
CJPOA 1994 Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994
CLA 1977 Criminal Law Act 1977
CMA 1990 Computer Misuse Act 1990
CMS Case Management System
CPR Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (SI 1998/3132)

CPS Crown Prosecution Service
CPSD Crown Prosecution Service Direct, a virtual CPS area for urgent decision making
CrimPR Criminal Procedure Rules 2013 (SI 2013/1554)

DCCP Deputy Chief Crown Prosecutor
DDoS Distributed Denial of Service
DLA Director’s Legal Advisor
DNS Domain Name System
DoS Denial of Service
DPA 1984 Data Protection Act 1984
DPA 1998 Data Protection Act 1998

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DPA 2018 Data Protection Act 2018

EConHR European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and
Fundamental Freedoms 1950

ECtHR European Court of Human Rights
FA 2006 Fraud Act 2006
GDPR General Data Protection Regulation
GPS Global Positioning System
ICO Information Commissioner’s Office
IP Internet Protocol
IPA 2016 Investigatory Powers Act 2016
IRC Internet Relay Chat
ISP Internet Service Provider
IT Information Technology
MCA 1980 Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980
MCA 1988 Malicious Communications Act 1988

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