HSE Prosecution System

Last Updated: 19 October 2000

Version: P1.0

 

Case, Breach and Defendant

Hit Lists and Details

Help Overview

Contents


Case Hit List

The Case hit list displays the results of your search for Cases - it provides you with a summary of the cases which met your search criteria. From here you can select an individual case to find out more Details.

What information is displayed on the case hit list?

No matter which search item you used to find Cases, the Case List will always display the Case Number, Defendant's Name, Offence Date, Local Authority and Main Activity for every case that matched your search criteria, as shown below. 

It also displays the number of results that match your search criteria e.g. "134 Matching results found : Showing Page 1 of 14,  results 1 to 10". The hit list displays a maximum of 10 entries per page.

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How to select a case from the list

Case_Number.gif (1003 bytes)- The Case Number uniquely identifies the Case.

By clicking on the Case Number, more Case Details are displayed.

If the Case does not appear on the first page - click on the page number link i.e. 1 2 3 4 at the bottom of the page, to view the other pages .


How to re-sort the case hit list

You can re-sort any of the following columns Case Number, Defendant's Name, Offence Date, Local Authority and Main Activity in "Ascending (A to Z)" or "Descending (Z to A)" order.

To do this, simply select one of the above column names from the drop down list and click go .

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The case hit list will then refresh to display the cases in the new sort order.


Case Detail

The Case Detail screen contains the full description of the selected case i.e:

Scroll down the page to read the details; the information held on the case detail is illustrated below.

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Links from Case Detail

There are three links on the case detail, these are:

Defendant -  By clicking on the actual name of the defendant, you can see more Defendant Details including; Defendant's Name, Address, Status and HSE Reference.

Breaches involved in this Case - By clicking on this link, you can see the Breaches related to the Case.  If there is:

Related Cases - On occasions an incident (e.g. a gas explosion) may lead to more than one individual or company being prosecuted. If cases did result from the same incident or investigation then they will be linked on the prosecution system. The 'Related Cases' link will only be present if HSE has made the connection. Clicking on the link will generate a hit list of 'related' cases.

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Defendant's Detail

The defendant details screen is accessible from the case and breach details screens, it provides further details about the individual or company who was prosecuted. It includes the Defendant's Name, Address, Status and HSE Reference.

You can also :

List all Cases involving this defendant - by clicking on this link you will see a Case Hit List of all the Cases involving the Defendant, including the Case or Breach, that you have just viewed.

List all Breaches involving this defendant - by clicking on this link you will see a Breach Hit List of all the Breaches involving the Defendant, including the Case or Breach, that you have just viewed.

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Breach Hit List

The Breach hit list displays the results of your search for Breaches - it provides you with a summary of the breaches which met your search criteria. From here you can select an individual breach to find out more Details.

What information is displayed on the breach hit list?

For each Breach, you will see details such as Case/Breach  Number, Defendant's Name, Hearing Date, Result, Fine   and Act or Regulation as shown below. 

It also displays the number of results that match your search criteria e.g. "3 Matching results found : Showing Page 1 of 1,  results 1 to 3". The hit list displays a maximum of 10 entries per page.

 

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How to select a breach from the list

Breach_Number.gif (1026 bytes) - The Breach Number uniquely identifies the Breach, it is made up from the Case Number and Breach I.D

By clicking on the Breach Number, more Breach Details are displayed.

If the Breach does not appear on the first page - click on the page number link i.e. 1 2 3 4 at the bottom of the page, to view the other pages .

 


How to re-sort the breach hit list

You can re-sort any of the following columns Case/Breach Number, Defendant's Name, Hearing Date, Act or Regulation in "Ascending (A to Z)" or "Descending (Z to A)" order.

To do this, simply select one of the above column names from the drop down list and click  go.

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The breach hit list will then refresh to display the breaches in the new sort order.


 

Breach Detail

The Breach Detail screen contains the full description of the selected breach i.e:

Scroll down the page to read the details; the information held on the breach detail is illustrated below.

A 'next' or 'back' button will appear  beside the Case/Breach Number if there are other breaches - click this to view each Breach in turn.

 

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Links from the Breach Detail

There are three links on the breach detail, these are:

Defendant -  By clicking on the actual name of the defendant, you can see more Defendant Details including; Defendant's Name, Address, Status and HSE Reference.

Case Details - By clicking on this link you can see the Case Details of the Case related to the Breach being viewed.

Other Breaches in this Case - By clicking on this link, you can see if their are other Breaches for the case.

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