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Police (Northern Ireland) Order 1987

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Restrictions on subsequent proceedings

22.—(1) Where a member of the police force has been convicted or acquitted of a criminal offence he shall not be liable to be charged with any offence against discipline which is in substance the same as the offence of which he has been convicted or acquitted.

(2) Paragraph (1) shall not be construed as applying to a charge in respect of an offence against discipline which consists in having been found guilty of a criminal offence.

(3) Subject to paragraph (4), no statement made by any person for the purpose of the informal resolution of a complaint shall be admissible in any subsequent criminal, civil or disciplinary proceedings.

(4) A statement is not rendered inadmissible by paragraph (3) if it consists of or includes an admission relating to a matter which does not fall to be resolved informally.

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