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The Police and Criminal Evidence (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2007

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PART IIPOWERS TO STOP AND SEARCH

Power to stop and search for prohibited fireworks

3.—(1) Article 3 of PACE (powers of constables to stop and search) is amended as follows.

(2) In paragraph (2) for “or any article to which paragraph (9) applies” substitute “, any article to which paragraph (9) applies or any firework to which paragraph (9A) applies”.

(3) In paragraph (3) for “or any article to which paragraph (9) applies” substitute “, any article to which paragraph (9) applies or any firework to which paragraph (9A) applies”.

(4) In paragraph (6) for “or an article to which paragraph (9) applies” substitute “, an article to which paragraph (9) applies or a firework to which paragraph (9A) below applies”.

(5) After paragraph (9) insert—

(9A) This paragraph applies to any firework within the meaning of the Explosives (Fireworks) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2002 (SR 2002 No. 147) which a person possesses in contravention of those Regulations..

Provisions relating to searches

4.—(1) Article 4 of PACE (provisions relating to searches) is amended as follows.

(2) In paragraph (4)(a) after “constable's” insert “name and”.

(3) In paragraph (7)(b) after “his” insert “name and”.

Duty to make records concerning searches

5.—(1) Article 5 of PACE (duty to make records concerning searches) is amended as follows.

(2) In paragraph (6)(b) after “his” insert “name and”.

Road checks

6.—(1) Article 6 of PACE (road checks) is amended as follows.

(2) In paragraph (4) for “a serious arrestable offence” (wherever it occurs) substitute “an indictable offence”.

(3) In paragraph (14) for “serious arrestable offence” substitute “indictable offence”.

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