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Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984

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Notices of applications for orders

7An application for an order under paragraph 4 above shall be made inter partes.

8Notice of an application for such an order may be served on a person either by delivering it to him or by leaving it at his proper address or by sending it by post to him in a registered letter or by the recorded delivery service.

9Such a notice may be served—

(a)on a body corporate, by serving it on the body's secretary or clerk or other similar officer; and

(b)on a partnership, by serving it on one of the partners.

10For the purposes of this Schedule, and of section 7 of the [1978 c. 30.] Interpretation Act 1978 in its application to this Schedule, the proper address of a person, in the case of secretary or clerk or other similar officer of a body corporate, shall be that of the registered or principal office of that body, in the case of a partner of a firm shall be that of the principal office of the firm, and in any other case shall be the last known address of the person to be served.

11Where notice of an application for an order under paragraph 4 above has been served on a person, he shall not conceal, destroy, alter or dispose of the material to which the application relates except—

(a)with the leave of a judge ; or

(b)with the written permission of a constable,

until—

(i)the application is dismissed or abandoned ; or

(ii)he has complied with an order under paragraph 4 above made on the application.

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