Police Powers- Stop and Search

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  • Created on: 18-10-14 12:39

1. What does s 2(9)(a) PACE specify?

  • No clothing can be removed
  • A person can only be asked to remove outer coat, jacket and gloves during stop and search in public place.
  • A police officer can ask a person to remove any reasonable item of clothing during a stop and search
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2. 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

3. What is meant by 'prohibited articles'?

  • Something the officer PERSONALLY believes they should not be carrying
  • Offensive weapons or articles made or adapted for burglary, theft, taking a motor vehicle without consent
  • Anything that doesn't go with their outfit

4. Which section of which act said that masks can also be removed?

  • s1 Criminal Justice Act 2003
  • s60 AA of Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994
  • s60 PACE 1984

5. What information must a police officer provide before carrying out a stop and search?

  • Their name, station and reason for search.
  • Their name and station
  • Just the reason for the search


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