19 August 2019The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Codes C and H) Order 2019 (SI 2019/1157) is in force from the 21st August 2019.
Legal News & Articles
06 August 2019Britain's most senior counter-terrorism officer has said the police and security services are no longer enough to win the fight against violent extremism, and the UK must instead improve community cohesion, social mobility and education.
31 July 2019Schools in areas with a higher risk of youth violence should be given dedicated police officers, say MPs. The Home Affairs Committee criticised the government's current violence reduction strategy as "completely inadequate".
25 July 2019Legal Article: The Offensive Weapons Act 2019 received Royal Assent on 16th May 2019. PNLD legal adviser Danielle Johnson gives a brief overview of the new offences that are in force with immediate effect and the changes that are to be made in due course.
18 July 2019New drivers could be banned from travelling at night as part of plans to improve road safety in England. Ministers are considering a graduated licence system to restrict novice drivers, the Department for Transport (DfT) has announced.
12 July 2019Home Secretary Sajid Javid has given his backing to the police in their trials of facial recognition cameras. The surveillance software, which is designed to help spot suspects in public spaces, has been trialled by several forces, including the Met.