Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (s.66(1)): Code of Practice C: Detention, Treatment and Questioning of Persons by Police Officers; and Code of Practice H: Detention, Treatment and Questioning by Police Officers of Persons Under Section 41 Of, and Schedule 8 To, the Terrorism Act 2000

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The Stationery Office, Jul 25, 2006 - Law - 160 pages
Code of Practice C and Code of Practice H have been issued by the Home Secretary under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 and have been approved by Parliament.They deal with the detention, treatment and questioning of persons by police officers in terrorism and non-terrorism investigations. Code C covers these issues in non-terrorist investigations, while Code H (a new code of practice) applies when a person has been arrested and detained under section 41 of, and Schedule 8 to, the Terrorism Act 2000. Both Codes provide a clear statement of the rights of the individual and the powers of the police. Copies of the Codes issued under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 must be readily available in all police stations for consultation by police officers, detained people and members of the public
 

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Contents

CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DETENTION TREATMENT AND QUESTIONING
1
Custody records
7
Detainees property
15
Citizens of independent Commonwealth countries or foreign nationals
24
Conditions of detention
25
Cautions
31
Interviews in police stations
40
Testing persons for the presence of specified Class A drugs
54
H CODE OF PRACTICE IN CONNECTION WITH THE DETENTION TREATMENT
83
Custody records
89
Detainees property
97
Citizens of independent Commonwealth countries or foreign nationals
108
Cautions
115
Interpreters
126
Reviews and Extensions of Detention
128
RESTRICTION ON DRAWING ADVERSE INFERENCES
141

RESTRICTION ON DRAWING ADVERSE INFERENCES FROM SILENCE
69
ANNEX F COUNTRIES WITH WHICH BILATERAL CONSULAR CONVENTIONS
77
ANNEX F COUNTRIES WITH WHICH BILATERAL CONSULAR
149

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