Consultation outcome

Revising PACE Codes C and H

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Response to consultation on PACE Codes C and H

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Revised Code C, print ready

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Detail of outcome

This consultation response concerns the outcome of the consultation on PACE Codes C and H.

The revised codes C and H were laid before Parliament on 23 of July 2019 together with the Order that brings these Codes into force on 21 August 2019. Until then, the 2018 revised codes C and H remain unchanged and in force.

The order bringing the codes into force is published on legislation.gov.uk.

Combined extracts that set out the changes from codes C and H are available and take effect on 21 August 2019.

Original consultation

Summary

Statutory consultation on the revision of PACE Codes C (detention) and H (detention – terrorism).

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Consultation description

This combined draft version of Codes C and H is 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 H concerns persons detained under the terrorism provisions

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Documents

Consulation on the revision of PACE codes of practice C and H: covering letter to statutory consultees

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Draft revised code C and H

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Published 21 August 2018
Last updated 20 August 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added links to PACE Codes C and H for 2019, and the guide to the changes for 2019.

  2. Removed 'Combined extract from PACE Codes C and H' document. Added 'Guide to the changes in the 2019 revised code C and H' document.

  3. Revised Codes C and H published.

  4. Consultation updated with final outcome.

  5. First published.