Police Powers Flashcards Preview

Law > Police Powers > Flashcards

Flashcards in Police Powers Deck (26)
Loading flashcards...
0

What year was the misuse of drugs act?

1971

1

What year was the terrorism act?

2000

2

What year was the criminal justice and public order act?

1994

3

S1 of PACE comes from what law?

Police and criminal evidence act 1984

4

In what case did the police officer not provide their name and station?

Osman v DPP

5

If the police want to remove more than a persons outer clothing, where must they do it?

Out of public view

6

What percentage of stop and searches end in arrest?

10-13

7

What is PACE code C?

The caution

8

What code of PACE is to deal with the detention, treatment and questioning of suspects?

Code C

9

What code of PACE is on the rules for identification procedures?

Code D

10

What code of PACE is on detention, treatment and questioning of those arrested under section 41, Terrorism Act 2000?

Code H

11

What year was The Serious Organised Crime and Police Act (SOCPA)?

2005

12

A constable may arrest anyone who is about to commit an offence, who is in the act of committing an offence or anyone whom he has reasonable grounds for suspecting being about to commit an offence without a what?

A warrant

13

An officer may arrest a person to prevent them suffering physical injury, committing an offence against public decency or to protect a child or vulnerable person only after carrying out which test?

Necessity test

14

What code of practice States that the arresting officer must tell the person that they are being arrested and give a reason, even if it's obvious?

Code of Practice G

15

A magistrate can issue a warrant for arrest to a constable when the offence will be tried at the crown court or punishable by imprisonment under what act?

Magistrates Court Act 1980

16

Instead of issuing a warrant for the arrest of the person the magistrates may issue what?

A summons

17

An alleged terrorist can be detained by the police for how many days?

28

18

After a person is detained in police custody, how long is it before their first review?

6 hours

19

A senior officer may allow additional detention by how many hours extra?

12

20

How many extra hours can a magistrate authorise for detention?

60

21

How often should interviews be terminated for meals and refreshments?

2 hours

22

Suspect had right to solicitor unless what case applies?

R v Samuel

23

If the suspect is under 18 and is mentally handicapped who should be present during interviews?

An appropriate adult

24

What case ruled that evidence obtained when a schizophrenic was interviewed without an appropriate adult was inadmissible even though they had understood the police questions?

R v aspinall

25

Research shows what percentage of custody records are falsified?

10%