Code of practice for the statutory power of stop and search and requirements to record public encounters by police officers and staff.
This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
Ref: ISBN 9780108512766
PDF, 904KB, 24 pages
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This revised PACE Code A has effect from 27 October 2013.
It covers police powers to stop and search persons and vehicles and the requirements for officers to make a record of a stop or encounter.
It was superseded by PACE Code A 2015 on 19 March 2015.
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