Guidance

Code of practice (England, Wales and Scotland) for the authorisation and exercise of stop and search powers relating to the Terrorism Act 2000

This publication was withdrawn on 7 April 2016

This document was withdrawn on 7 April 2016. Updated codes of practice are available.

This is a code of practice for the authorisation and exercise of stop and search powers relating to the Terrorism Act 2000.

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Code of practice (England, Wales and Scotland) for the authorisation and exercise of stop and search powers relating to section 47A of schedule 6B to the Terrorism Act 2000

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This is a code of practice for the authorisation and exercise of stop and search powers relating to section 47A of schedule 6B to the Terrorism Act 2000. It applies to England Wales and Scotland.

The code is for:

  • police officers
  • police staff
  • detained persons
  • members of the public

This paper was laid before Parliament in response to a legislative requirement.