Amended Police And Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Pace) Codes Of Practice (A-E) – Home Office Circular

Posted February 6th, 2008 in circulars, codes of practice, evidence, police by sally

“The changes primarily reflect recent legislative changes or make minor typographical corrections but includes clarification on the definition of an offensive weapon; provision of the caution in the Welsh language; expansion of CDS Direct to cover publicly funded ‘own client’ cases where appropriate; changes introduced by the Drugs Act 2005 on assessment and trigger offences; and the provision in Code E to enable a pilot study in Lancashire Constabulary to carry out secure digital recording of interviews with suspects.”

Circular 002 / 2008

Home Office, 28th January 2008