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The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) Order 2008

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Statutory Instruments

2008 No. 167

police, england and wales

The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) Order 2008

Made

29th January 2008

Coming into force

1st February 2008

The Secretary of State:

(1) has, in pursuance of sections 60(1)(a) and 66(1)(a) to (d) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984(1) (“the Act”), issued codes of practice in connection with the:

(a)exercise by police officers of statutory powers of stop and search;

(b)searching of premises by police officers and the seizure of property found by police officers on persons or premises;

(c)detention, treatment and questioning of persons by police officers;

(d)identification of persons by police officers; and

(e)tape recording of interviews with suspects;

(2) may, under section 67(2)(2) of the Act, revise the whole or any part of a code;

(3) has consulted in accordance with section 67(4) of the Act; and

(4) has, in accordance with section 67(7B) of the Act, laid each revised code of practice before Parliament;

And a draft of this Order has been laid before Parliament and has been approved by each House of Parliament in accordance with section 67(7A) of the Act;

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred upon her by section 67(5) of the Act, makes the following Order:

(2)

Section 67(1) to (7D) was substituted by section 11 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c.44).

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