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The Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989


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Reports of recorded searches and of road checks

7.—(1) Every annual report under section 15 of the Police Act (Northern Ireland) 1970(1) shall contain information—

(a)about searches recorded under Article 5 which have been carried out during the period to which it relates; and

(b)about road checks authorised during that period under Article 6.

(2) The information about searches shall not include information about specific searches but shall include—

(a)the total numbers of searches in each month during the period to which the report relates—

(i)for stolen articles;

(ii)for offensive weapons or articles to which Article 3(9) applies; and

(iii)for other prohibited articles;

(b)the total number of persons arrested in each such month in consequence of searches of each of the descriptions specified in sub-paragraph (a)(i) to (iii).

(3) The information about road checks shall include information—

(a)about the reason for authorising each road check; and

(b)about the result of each of them.

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