Police Powers- Arrest

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  • Created by: Eleanor
  • Created on: 18-10-14 12:27

1. What is the necessity test?

  • 1) To:ascertain name and address; prevent person causing injury to self/others; prevent offence against public decency; protect vulnerable person/child and allow prompt investigation
  • Just easier to arrest them.
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2. When was PACE created?

  • 2007
  • 1990
  • 1984
  • 1894

3. What does the code for arrest say?

  • Must have reasonable grounds for suspecting persons involvement or attempted involvement; reasonable grounds for believing arrest to be necessary; may use reasonable force etc.
  • Can arrest whoever they like

4. What does PACE mean?

  • Police and Collected Evidence Act
  • Police and Criminal Evidence Act
  • Police and Compromised Evidence Act

5. Which common law case outlines the rules for arrests under the Breach of the Peace?

  • Bibby v Chief Constable Essex Police 2000
  • Osman v DPP


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