Arrest for breach of a behaviour injunction (which isn’t) – UK Police Law Blog

Posted July 3rd, 2017 in injunctions, news, police by tracey

‘The courts have given another judgment, Ahmed v Crown Prosecution Service [2017] EWHC 1272 (Admin), which helps the police in considering what actions fall within the execution of their duty. In short, where a police officer genuinely and reasonably believes that they are authorised by a court order to arrest a person for breach of an injunction and that the person is in breach of it, they will be acting in the course of their duty if they arrest that person. Even where there is no valid injunction. Sort of.’

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UK Police Law Blog, 1st July 2017