Policy paper

Outcome of public consultation

Outcome of public consultation on par 8.78 of Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Act 2007 Code of Practice

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Outcome of public consultation on par 8.78 of Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Act 2007 Code of Practice

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Following a 12-week consultation period the Northern Ireland Office introduced a Code of Practice in May 2013 for the exercise by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) of certain statutory powers under the Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Act 2007 (the 2007 Act). The purpose of the Code is to set out how these powers should be exercised. It also sets out the fundamental principles which underpin the use of the powers.

Published 29 October 2015