Police Powers- Arrest

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1. What does the common law case for Breach of the Peace say?

  • 4 conditions i) there is a real and present threat that justifies the loss of a person's civil liberties ii) the threat is coming from the person being arrested iii)their conduct interferes with the rights of others and iv conduct is unreasonable
  • i) there is a real threat ii) anyone can be arrested
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2. 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

3. What does section 24 of PACE require?

  • Just a guess
  • Reasonable belief only
  • Reasonable belief suspect committed, is committing or will commit an offence. Must also be necessary
  • Necessity test

4. Which section of which act amended s24 of PACE

  • s115 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005
  • s110 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005
  • s11 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005

5. When was PACE created?

  • 1984
  • 1990
  • 1894
  • 2007

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