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Police and Justice Act 2006

Part 2 – Powers of police etc.

5.Sections 10 to 12 and Schedule 6 amend the powers in the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 on police bail and detention pending charging and confer greater powers on police officers to stop and search at aerodromes. Section 13 makes provision for the Registrar General to supply information from death registers to the police and certain other organisations. Section 14 extends powers in the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 to collect travel information on domestic flights and voyages. Sections 15 and 16 and Schedule 7 amend Chapter 1 of Part 4 of the Police Reform Act 2002 (exercise of police powers by civilians) so as to provide for the issuing of fixed penalty notices for disorder by accredited weights and measures inspectors (commonly known as Trading Standards Officers (TSOs)) and other specified persons. Sections 17 and 18 relate to conditional cautions. Section 17 amends the Criminal Justice Act 2003 to provide that the conditions attached to a conditional caution may be punitive and makes provision in respect of conditions in the form of financial penalties and requirements to attend at a particular time or place. Section 18 gives the police a power of arrest for breach of a conditional caution.

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