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Name: Police and Criminal Evidence Ordinance, 2003 (No. 8 of 2003).
Country: United Kingdom - Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2003-06-10
Entry into force:
Published on: St. Helena Gazette, 2003-06-10, No. 8, pp. HA27-HA96
ISN: GBR-2003-R-65828
Bibliography: St. Helena Gazette, 2003-06-10, No. 8, pp. HA27-HA96
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Abstract/Citation: Comprehensive legislation regulating powers and duties of the police, persons in police detention and criminal evidence, as well as some related matters. Inter alia provides for powers of the police to stop and search; powers of entry, search and seizure; powers of arrest; detention of perons arrested; questioning and treatment of persons by the police; documentary evidence in criminal proceedings; drawing of inferences from accused's silence; and corresponding codes of practice.

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