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  • Current England & Wales Legislation

    Easy to find by document type

  • Acts & Regulations

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  • Standard offence wordings

    Created by PNLD for use nationally

  • Case Law summaries

    That keep legal principles intact

  • Guidance Notes

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  • Hyperlinks

    To useful 'legal definitions'

  • Legal Updates

    Relevant and reflecting the real world

  • Your legal questions

    Answered by our qualified Legal Advisers


Liechtenstein was removed from Part 1 of Schedule 3 from 4am on 25th October 2020 and so is no longer exempt from the self-isolation requirements. The Canary Islands, Denmark and the Maldives were inserted, meaning persons arriving from these countries will be exempt from the requirements. Mykonos is also now included as an exemption and is no longer subject to the self-isolation requirements.

Legal News & Articles

PNLD Legal Adviser, Shelley Gregory, provides an overview of the advice received by PNLD from external sources, regarding police powers to obtain biometrics from a suspect arrested for an excess offence that is still under investigation.

Your legal questions answered

Summary time limit when tried alongside indictable offences - answers to notable legal queries containing legal points that may be of interest to you.

Criminal Law Conference

Due to the uncertainty that remains around the coronavirus pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our Criminal Law Conference which was due to be held on Thursday 15 October 2020.

Marketing Events & Launches

PNLD are delighted to announce that we are the official shirt sponsor of West Yorkshire Police Football Club as well as a sponsor of the Emergency Services Football League (ESFL).

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