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Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984

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6Statutory undertakers etc.

(1)A constable employed by statutory undertakers may stop, detain and search any vehicle before it leaves a goods area included in the premises of the statutory undertakers.

(2)In this section " goods area " means any area used wholly or mainly for the storage or handling of goods.

(3)For the purposes of section 6 of the [1875 c. 25.] Public Stores Act 1875, any person appointed under the [1923 c. 11.] Special Constables Act 1923 to be a special constable within any premises which are in the possession or under the control of British Nuclear Fuels Limited shall be deemed to be a constable deputed by a public department and any goods and chattels belonging to or in the possession of British Nuclear Fuels Limited shall be deemed to be Her Majesty's Stores.

(4)In the application of subsection (3) above to Northern Ireland, for the reference to the Special Constables Act 1923 there shall be substituted a reference to paragraph 1(2) of Schedule 2 to the [1947 c. 10 (11 & 12 Geo. 6).] Emergency Laws (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1947.

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