Police Powers- Stop and Search

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  • Created on: 18-10-14 12:39

1. What is a prohibited article?

  • An offence weapon or sharp objects or articles made/adapted for use with burglary, theft or taking a motor vehicle without consent.
  • Something that doesn't go with the person's outfit
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2. Which common law case shows the importance of giving all the necessary information before carrying out a search?

  • Osman v DPP (1999).
  • Bibby v Chief Constable Essex Police 2000
  • Osman v Chief Constable Essex Police 2000

3. What was the result of the case?

  • Officer did not give all the information before the search so Mr Osman could not be found guilty of assaulting a police officer.
  • Police officer was disciplined by Osman still punished

4. What did S115 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 add to the list of prohibited articles?

  • Aerosols
  • Fireworks in a child's possession and anyone other than a professional in the possession of a category 4 firework
  • Matchsticks

5. Which act added criminal damage to the list of offences prohibited articles are adapted for?

  • S1 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 and it added spray paints and graffiti tools.
  • Criminal Damage Act 2003


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