Powers To Stop And Search.

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The term “stop and search” is given to a police officer’s ability to stop a person they suspect to be committing some form of crime, and search them for drugs or other contraband. What do you know about the concept?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the main piece of Legislation that governs stop and search powers?
    • A. 

      Terrorism Act 2000

    • B. 

      Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984

    • C. 

      Races Relations Act

  • 2. 
    Under what Code are the powers of Stop and Search?
    • A. 

      D

    • B. 

      A

    • C. 

      G

  • 3. 
    What is case for unlawful arrest?
    • A. 

      Osman v DPP 1999

    • B. 

      R v Shivpuri

    • C. 

      Tempest v Kilner

  • 4. 
    What items of clothing can a police officer ask you to remove in public?
    • A. 

      Hat, Coat and Scarf

    • B. 

      Nothing.

    • C. 

      Outer coat, Jacket and Gloves.

  • 5. 
    Under what Act is there a power to stop and search for controlled drugs?
    • A. 

      PACE

    • B. 

      Crimal Justice Act 2003

    • C. 

      Misuse of Drugs Act 1971

  • 6. 
    According to the Home Office Pulication Statistics on Race and the Criminal Justice system, how many more times are black people likely to be stopped than any other group?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      4

  • 7. 
    Because powers for police are very wide, what MUST a police officer do as safeguard?
    • A. 

      Give his Name.

    • B. 

      Give his Station.

    • C. 

      Give his Name and Station.

  • 8. 
    How many Codes of practise are there?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      10

  • 9. 
    Under what sections are the powers to Stop and Search in a public place?
    • A. 

      1-4

    • B. 

      1-9

    • C. 

      1-7

  • 10. 
    Can some one volunteer to be searched?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

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