Key Features

  • Current England & Wales Legislation

    Easy to find by document type

  • Acts & Regulations

    With links to relevant sections of law

  • Standard offence wordings

    Created by PNLD for use nationally

  • Case Law summaries

    That keep legal principles intact

  • Guidance Notes

    In clear and simple English

  • Hyperlinks

    To useful 'legal definitions'

  • Legal Updates

    Relevant and reflecting the real world

  • Your legal questions

    Answered by our qualified Legal Advisers


Changes to the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Wales) Regulations 2020 are the most significant changes yet to the Regulations. The legal database has been updated with the changes.

Legal News & Articles

PNLD Legal Adviser, Helen Hanley, provides an overview of the current Coronavirus legislation, the police’s approach to enforcement, the Government’s 3-step plan and what is to come.

Your legal questions answered

Can we conduct a further house search under section 18, following information from the detainee? - answers to notable legal queries containing legal points that may be of interest to you.

Criminal Law Conference

Want to get up to speed with the latest changes in legislation?  Read our speaker feature articles from this year’s PNLD Criminal Law Conference.

Marketing Events & Launches

Whatever your role, whether it's CID, response, HMET or any other specialised area we are on the look out for willing volunteers to help us with a new project. Whether you are fresh out of training school or have seen PNLD grow right from the start over 25 years ago, we want your help!

Commonly Used Summary Only Offences