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R (Wiltshire) v CPS 2014
There is implied licence for a police officer to enter
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Controlling or Coercive Behaviour in an Inti
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• Coercive or controlling behaviour
is now an offence, under s76 of
the Serious Crime Act 2015.
• The new law aims to tack...
• the controlling or coercive
behaviour must take place
“repeatedly or continuously”
• the pattern of behaviour has to
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The Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 will
prohibit the production, supply and importation
of ‘legal highs.’
Excludes legit...
Crown Court Cases to require earlier, mo
GUIDANCE
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New Codes of Practice e.g. search
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• Any materials that assist or
undermine must be on the file at
first appearance and detailed
within the MG6.
• Unused Mat...
• Four codes give guidance to financial
invetigators from police and other
agencies, to specialist prosecutors,
and to pol...
• Interview for any Indictable
offence should be audio
recorded. Includes either-way.
• Exceptions are possession of
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  1. 1. SOMERSET POLICE NEWS NOT PROTECTIVELY MARKED
  2. 2. R (Wiltshire) v CPS 2014 There is implied licence for a police officer to enter an unlocked private gateway to search for a person believed to have committed an offence unless it is revoked by the occupier. PNLD REF: C3279 Mills and another v Sussex Police 2014 Full and frank disclosure should be made to court when applying for a warrant, in particular material which was potentially adverse to the application. Here the subject had been entirely cooperative with the investigation – something witheld from the judge. PNLD REF: C3289 CASE LAW NOT PROTECTIVELY MARKED back
  3. 3. Nothing right now PERFORMANCE NOT PROTECTIVELY MARKED back
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  5. 5. Controlling or Coercive Behaviour in an Inti LEGISLATI ON NOT PROTECTIVELY MARKED back Microsoft Word 97 - 2003 Document Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 receive
  6. 6. • Coercive or controlling behaviour is now an offence, under s76 of the Serious Crime Act 2015. • The new law aims to tackle situations where a person is subjected to extreme psychological and emotional behaviour which stops short of serious physical violence. • The offence carries a maximum five years’ imprisonment. LEGISLATI ON NOT PROTECTIVELY MARKED back more
  7. 7. • the controlling or coercive behaviour must take place “repeatedly or continuously” • the pattern of behaviour has to have a “serious effect” on the victim • the behaviour must be such that the perpetrator knows or “ought to know” it will have a serious effect on the victim • the perpetrator and victim have to be personally connected when the incidents took place. LEGISLATI ON NOT PROTECTIVELY MARKED back
  8. 8. The Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 will prohibit the production, supply and importation of ‘legal highs.’ Excludes legitimate substances, such as food, alcohol, tobacco nicotine, caffeine and medical products. Controlled drugs will continue to be regulated by the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. New Act gives powers to stop and search persons, vehicles and vessels, enter and search premises in accordance with a warrant, and to seize and destroy psychoactive substances. Civil powers to close premises etc. The Act is expected to come into force on 6 April 2016. LEGISLATI ON NOT PROTECTIVELY MARKED back
  9. 9. Crown Court Cases to require earlier, mo GUIDANCE NOT PROTECTIVELY MARKED back New Codes of Practice e.g. search for cash under Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 Code E of PACE Revised (Audio Recording of Interviews)
  10. 10. • Any materials that assist or undermine must be on the file at first appearance and detailed within the MG6. • Unused Material must be considered at a much earlier stage than currently, due to shortened timescales, as the full schedule must be with the CPS 14 days after the first Magistrates Court appearance for NGAP cases. • Briefing document GUIDANCE NOT PROTECTIVELY MARKED back
  11. 11. • Four codes give guidance to financial invetigators from police and other agencies, to specialist prosecutors, and to police. Each code refers to a particular section of POCA. • S292 (Seizure of cash) looks a lot like Code A meets Code B PACE – JOG, GOWISELY. Intimate searches are never permitted. Searches even in private may not reveal the trunk. Items touching the trunk (e.g. a money belt) may not be removed. Ask suspect to hand over or consider arrest. Also covers premises again a lot like Code B of PACE. We gain entry lawfully usually by warrant. Vehicles may be searched too. GUIDANCE NOT PROTECTIVELY MARKED back
  12. 12. • Interview for any Indictable offence should be audio recorded. Includes either-way. • Exceptions are possession of cannabis, possession of khat, retail theft (shoplifting) of property with a value not exceeding £100 and criminal damage to a value not exceeding £300. • Exceptions allow for warnings and PNDs GUIDANCE NOT PROTECTIVELY MARKED back
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