Governed by section 24 and Code G of PACE, arrests must follow a number of rules to be legal and legitimate. GQS Solicitors has a number of trained lawyers and police station representatives on hand to provide you with detailed advice at the earliest stages
The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE) sets out a number of rules regarding the procedure the police must follow before and during arresting someone. Under section 24 PACE, a lawful arrest has two key elements:.
Both of these conditions must be satisfied, and the police officer must make the person being arrested aware that they are being arrested, both conditions are satisfied and why.
An arrest can only be necessary to:
Upon arrest, unless exceptional circumstances exist, a person must be given a caution and a record of arrest must be made.
If you have been arrested, you should seek legal advice immediately. It is vital that you receive the best advice possible and provide as much detail of the facts of your case as you can to ensure the right result for you.
MK Law is on hand to help you through all stages of the process.
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