Police (Detention and Bail) Act 2011

2011 CHAPTER 9

An Act to make provision about the calculation of certain periods of time for the purposes of Part 4 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984.

[12th July 2011]

Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

1Amendment of Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984

(1)In section 47 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (bail after arrest), in subsection (6), at the end insert “and any time during which he was on bail shall not be so included”.

(2)In section 34 of that Act (limitations on police detention), in subsection (7), at the end insert—

But this subsection is subject to section 47(6) (which provides for the calculation of certain periods, where a person has been granted bail under this Part, by reference to time when the person is in police detention only).

(3)The amendments made by subsections (1) and (2) are deemed always to have had effect.

2Extent and short title

(1)This Act extends to England and Wales only.

(2)This Act may be cited as the Police (Detention and Bail) Act 2011.