Saturday, 26 March 2016

Open consultation: Revising PACE codes C, D and H

Open consultation
Revising PACE codes C, D and H

First published: 23 March 2016
Last updated: 24 March 2016, see all updates
Part of: Policing

This consultation closes at 17 May 2016 11:45pm

Consultation on proposed changes to PACE codes C, D and H which concern the rights of a suspect in police custody.

Consultation description
These draft versions of codes of practice C, D and H are being circulated for consultation in accordance with section 67(4) of PACE.
  • code C concerns the detention, treatment and questioning of persons detained under PACE
  • code D concerns identification by witnesses and the taking of fingerprints, DNA, photographs and other biometric information
  • code H concerns persons detained under the terrorism provisions
Responses must be received no later than Tuesday 17 May 2016.

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