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Code of practice (Northern Ireland) for the authorisation and exercise of stop and search powers

Code of practice (Northern Ireland) 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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Code of practice (Northern Ireland) 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 Code of Practice deals with the exercise by police officers of the following powers of stop and search:

  • section 47A of the Terrorism Act 2000 (searches in specified areas or places)
  • Schedule 6B to the Terrorism Act 2000 (searches in specific areas or places- supplementary)

It applies to any search governed by this code by a police officer which commences after 00:00:01hrs on 18 March 2011.