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Where are the powers found

PACE

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Which act amended PACE

Serious organised crime and police act

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Who amended PACE

Criminal justice act

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Guidance to PACE is given under this act in the codes of practice

A

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Who must inform the suspect of their rights ASAP

Custody officer

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The suspect must be CCISS(ed)

Cautioned
Codes of practice (simplified)
(Right to) Inform friends and family
(Remain) silent
(Right to) solicitors / free legal advice

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Under which act can a suspect remaining silent be a deduction of guilt

Criminal justice and public order

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Which case showed legal advice must be given or the case may be quashed

R v grant

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What must be in the police station in relation to free legal advice

Posters and suspect must be informed in writing

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Who governs the right to free legal aid

Law society

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In indictable offences the suspects rights to be CCISS(ed) may be delayed for how long

36 hours

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Who can delay the rights of a suspect

Senior officer

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Why might rights be delayed

If suspect is likely to inform associates or prevent justice

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This case shows it's very rare that rights might be delayed

R v Samuel

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Who must keep a written record of all events that happen

Custody officer

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Who must review that it is justifiable to keep the suspect detained

Custody officer

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After how long must the first review take place

6 hours

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After how long must subsequent reviews take place

9 hours

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How long can someone be held for a summary offence

24 hours

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With this persons permission for indictable offences suspects can be held for

Senior officers permission 36 hours

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Police can apply to extend detention period to this

Apply to magistrates to extend to 96 hours (very rare only 1% of cases)

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The terrorism act allows terrorist suspect to be help for

14 days

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Who takes over when suspect is charged and what powers do they have

CPS and can drop charge if they have insufficient evidence