Murder is a common law offence and is the unlawful killing of a human being, under the Queen’s peace, with malice aforethought. It is considered by most people to be one of the most serious of offences. It carries a mandatory life sentence.
A criminal attempt is defined by Sec:1 (1) Criminal Attempts Act 1981 'If, with intent to commit an offence a person does an act which is more than merely preparatory to the commission of the offence, he is guilty of attempting to commit the offence.'
SIs are a form of legislation, often drafted by the legal office of the Government Department concerned, allowing the provisions of an Act of Parliament to be brought into force or altered without Parliament passing a new Act.
Because solicitors deal with their clients direct and enter into a contract with them this means that the solicitor can sue for his fees if he is not paid and also allows the client to sue if the solicitor does not do his work.