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Code of Practice on the exercise by Constables of Power of Stop and Search of the Person in Scotland

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Title:Code of Practice on the exercise by Constables of Power of Stop and Search of the Person in Scotland
Description:Stop and search can be a valuable tool in combatting crime, but it is important that we get the balance right between protecting the public and the rights of individuals. The new Code is about finding that balance and maintaining the trust between the police and the public. The Criminal Justice Act, passed unanimously by this Parliament, will end non-statutory (consensual) stop and search when the Code comes into effect
File: Code of Practice on the Exercise by Constables of Powers of Stop and Search of the Person in Scotland [PDF, 424.1 kb: 13 Jan 2017]
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