HSE Prosecution System

Last Updated: 19 October 2000

Version: P1.0


Advanced Search - Overview

Help Overview | Simple Search Overview


1. Find Cases relating to a specific Defendant, where the Case was Resulting from the Investigation of a Fatality. (Uses two search criteria)

2. Find Cases where the Offence occurred before 2000 and the Total Fine was more than 100,000.00 and Industry where offence occurred was NOT Construction (Uses three search criteria including Dates and NOT Operand)

3. Find Cases resulting from the investigation of a fatality, where the Total Fine was at least 1000.00. (Uses two search criteria including an Amount)

4. Find Cases of Offences occurring in a specific town, where the work activity was "erection of roof"  (Uses two search criteria including free text and address information)

5. Find Breaches of two specific Acts, where each Breach was part of a Case heard within a Magistrates Court. (Uses three search criteria)

6. Find Breaches where the defendant was fined at least 1000 in a magistrates OR crown court (Uses three search criteria including "OR" condition and Amounts)

7. Find Breaches of a specific Act, where the defendant was found either "Guilty with Fine" OR "Guilty with Imprisonment". (Uses three search criteria including "OR")

How to access advanced search

Click on advanced button advbutton.gif (1235 bytes) on the prosecutions Home Page.

Why use advanced search?

The advanced search enables you narrow your search of Cases or Breaches by combining two or more search items. 

As well as combining search items, you can choose from a longer list of items.  Additional search items include; Defendant's Address, Activity Code, Main Activity at Location, Total Fine, HSE Area, Court Level and Fine.

How to use advanced search?

At step 1 you must decide whether you wish to find cases or breaches. However, cases and their 'related' breaches are linked within the system, so you can easily move between the details.

Dependant upon which option you choose a list of search items is presented at step 2. The searches you can perform for case differ slightly from those for breach. See some of the differences below.

Note the extra search items on advanced search for:

Case Search Items

Breach Search Items

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At step 3 you will be prompted to either enter text or select from a range of values.

The next step is to decide whether to click 'Go' (to see results so far) or 'Continue' (to add another criteria).

To combine search criteria, you will use "AND", "OR" and "NOTConditions. When dealing with Dates (e.g. Hearing Date) or Amounts (e.g. Total Fine), you will use "<"," >" and "=" Operands.

If you make a mistake, you can either click Start Again within the Current Search Criteria area, to clear all the search criteria or use the Back button on the Toolbar to move back one step at a time.

If you opted to search for:

Note! To select a case or breach from the list you must click on the case number.

The details returned for a Case search is different from the details returned for a Breach. Click here to see the differences.

Return to the contents list at the top of this page to see examples of advanced searches


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