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Voluntary Attenders - PACE Changes

New changes to Code C (C3.21a/b - 3.22) Rights for unrepresented suspects who attend voluntarily for interview under caution - must be provided with sufficient information, prior to the interview, as to why they are suspected of the offence in order for them to prepare their defence.

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Moped Crime & Police Driving

After the recent footage of 'moped crime' and Police driving, the law and the stated case of R v PC Craig Bannister [2009] explained.

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Failure to Disclose Intelligence

Did the appeal succeed when it was shown the Crown failed to disclose intelligence about other suspects in the case of Jason Garland [2016]

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What the Police have to 'disclose' before interviewing a suspect

Before a suspect is interviewed PACE states that the suspect must be given sufficient information to enable them to understand the nature of any such offence, and why they are suspected of committing it. PACE Code C11.1.a

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