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1

What is the caution on arrest?

"You do not have to say anything. But it may harm your defence if you do not mention when questioned something in which you later rely on in court. Anything you do say may be given in as evidence".

2

Under Section 24 (5) of PACE, what is reason 'A' for an arrest?

To enable the name and address of the person in question to be ascertained (in the case where the constable does not know, and cannot readily ascertain, the persons name, or has reasonable grounds for doubting whether a name given by the person as his name is his real name)

3

Under Section 24 (5) of PACE, what is reason 'B' for an arrest?

Correspondingly as regards the persons address

4

Under Section 24 (5) of PACE, what is reason 'C' for an arrest?

To prevent the person in question -

(i) causing injury to himself or any other person
(ii) suffering physical injury
(iii) causing loss of or damage to property
(iv) committing an offence against public decency
(v) causing an unlawful obstruction of the public highway

5

Under Section 24 (5) of PACE, what is reason 'D' for an arrest?

To protect a child or other vulnerable person from the person in question

6

Under Section 24 (5) of PACE, what is reason 'E' for an arrest?

To allow a prompt and effective investigation of the offence or of the conduct of the person in question.

7

Under Section 24 (5) of PACE, what is reason 'F' for an arrest?

To prevent any prosecution for the offence from being hindered by the disappearance of the person in question.