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Police Reform Act 2002

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Section 48

SCHEDULE 6Specific offences which are arrestable offences

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The following is the Schedule inserted in the 1984 Act after Schedule 1—

SCHEDULE 1ASpecific offences which are arrestable offences

Customs and Excise Acts

1An offence for which a person may be arrested under the customs and excise Acts (within the meaning of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 (c. 2)).

Official Secrets Act 1920

2An offence under the Official Secrets Act 1920 (c. 75) which is not an arrestable offence by virtue of the term of imprisonment for which a person may be sentenced in respect of them.

Prevention of Crime Act 1953

3An offence under section 1(1) of the Prevention of Crime Act 1953 (c. 14) (prohibition of carrying offensive weapons without lawful authority or excuse).

Sexual Offences Act 1956

4An offence under—

(a)section 22 of the Sexual Offences Act 1956 (c. 69) (causing prostitution of women; or

(b)section 23 of that Act (procuration of girl under 21).

Obscene Publications Act 1959

5An offence under section 2 of the Obscene Publications Act 1959 (c. 66) (publication of obscene matter).

Theft Act 1968

6An offence under—

(a)section 12(1) of the Theft Act 1968 (c. 60) (taking motor vehicle or other conveyance without authority etc.); or

(b)section 25(1) of that Act (going equipped for stealing etc.).

Theft Act 1978

7An offence under section 3 of the Theft Act 1978 (c. 31) (making off without payment).

Protection of Children Act 1978

8An offence under section 1 of the Protection of Children Act 1978 (c. 37) (indecent photographs and pseudo-photographs of children).

Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

9An offence under section 1(1) or (2) or 6 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (c. 69) (taking, possessing, selling etc. of wild birds) in respect of a bird included in Schedule 1 to that Act or any part of, or anything derived from, such a bird.

10An offence under—

(a)section 1(5) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (disturbance of wild birds);

(b)section 9 or 13(1)(a) or (2) of that Act (taking, possessing, selling etc. of wild animals or plants); or

(c)section 14 of that Act (introduction of new species etc.).

Civil Aviation Act 1982

11An offence under section 39(1) of the Civil Aviation Act 1982 (c. 16) (trespass on aerodrome).

Aviation Security Act 1982

12An offence under section 21C(1) or 21D(1) of the Aviation Security Act 1982 (c. 36) (unauthorised presence in a restricted zone or on an aircraft).

Sexual Offences Act 1985

13An offence under section 1 of the Sexual Offences Act 1985 (c. 44) (kerb-crawling).

Public Order Act 1986

14An offence under section 19 of the Public Order Act 1986 (c. 64) (publishing etc. material likely to stir up racial or religious hatred).

Criminal Justice Act 1988

15An offence under—

(a)section 139(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 (c. 33) (offence of having article with a blade or point in public place); or

(b)section 139A(1) or (2) of that Act (offence of having article with a blade or point or offensive weapon on school premises).

Road Traffic Act 1988

16An offence under section 103(1)(b) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52) (driving while disqualified).

17An offence under subsection (4) of section 170 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (failure to stop and report an accident) in respect of an accident to which that section applies by virtue of subsection (1)(a) of that section (accidents causing personal injury).

Official Secrets Act 1989

18An offence under any provision of the Official Secrets Act 1989 (c. 6) other than subsection (1), (4) or (5) of section 8 of that Act.

Football Spectators Act 1989

19An offence under section 14J or 21C of the Football Spectators Act 1989 (c. 37) (failing to comply with requirements imposed by or under a banning order or a notice under section 21B).

Football (Offences) Act 1991

20An offence under any provision of the Football (Offences) Act 1991 (c. 19).

Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994

21An offence under—

(a)section 60AA(7) of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (c. 33) (failing to comply with requirement to remove disguise);

(b)section 166 of that Act (sale of tickets by unauthorised persons); or

(c)section 167 of that Act (touting for car hire services).

Police Act 1996

22An offence under section 89(1) of the Police Act 1996 (c. 16) (assaulting a police officer in the execution of his duty or a person assisting such an officer).

Protection from Harassment Act 1997

23An offence under section 2 of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 (c. 40) (harassment).

Crime and Disorder Act 1998

24An offence falling within section 32(1)(a) of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (c. 37) (racially or religiously aggravated harassment).

Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001

25An offence under—

(a)section 12(4) of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (c. 16) (failure to comply with requirements imposed by constable in relation to consumption of alcohol in public place); or

(b)section 46 of that Act (placing of advertisements in relation to prostitution).

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