Criminal law – Procedure. The Lord Chief Justice, handed down new Criminal Practice Directions, to take effect from 6 October 2014. The Practice Direction adds new Practice Directions at CPD I General Matters 5C, CPD II Preliminary Proceedings Pt 17 Extradition, CPD V Evidence Pt 33A and CPD VII Sentencing Q, amends CPD Preliminary Proceedings 16B and CPD X Appeal and includes a new section at CPD XIII Listing and Allocation.