UK: DRAFT CODES OF PRACTICE FOR OFFICERS USING EXAMINATION POWERS AT PORTS AND AT THE BORDER IN NORTHERN IRELAND

On 25th February, the Home Office announced that it was seeking views on draft codes for officers who will exercise new powers under Schedule 3 to the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Act 2019 and Schedule 7 to the Terrorism Act 2000 (as amended by the 2019 Act) to stop, question, search and detain a person at a UK port or border.  The consultation closes on 5th April.

https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/codes-of-practice-for-officers-detaining-individuals-at-ports

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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