Statutory guidance

PACE Code C 2019

Requirements for the detention, treatment and questioning of suspects not related to terrorism in police custody.

Documents

PACE Code C 2019

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Details

This revised version of PACE code C sets out the requirements for the detention, treatment and questioning of suspects not related to terrorism in police custody by police officers.

It has effect from 21 August 2019 and it was revised following a statutory consultation.

Read the guide to the changes in the 2019 revised code C and H alongside the 2018 code C.

Published 20 August 2019