Police & Criminal Law
Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE) - CODE H
Revised Code of Practice
- TSO (The Stationery Office)
Revised code of practice in connection with: The detention, treatment and questioning by police officers of persons in police detention under section 41 of, and schedule 8 to, the Terrorism Act 2000. The treatment and questioning by police officers of detained persons in respect of whom an authorisation to question after charge has been given under section 22 of the Counter-Terrorism Act 2008.
The Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) and its Codes of Practice are a vital part of the legislative framework that lays out police powers for combating crime.
This revised PACE Code H sets out the requirements for the detention, treatment and questioning of suspects related to terrorism in police custody by police officers.
The Code has been issued by the Home Secretary under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 and has been approved by Parliament. Copies of the Codes issued under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 must be readily available in all police stations for consultation by police officers, detained people and members of the public.
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