Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 : code H: revised code of practice in connection with, the detention, treatment and questioning by police officers of persons in police detention under section 41
(Revised edition, August 2019)
The Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) and its Codes of Practice are a vital part of the legislative framework that lays out police powers for combating crime.
This revised version of PACE Code H sets out the requirements for the detention, treatment and questioning of suspects related to terrorism in police custody by police officers.
This Code applies to people in police detention after 00:00 on 31 July 2018, notwithstanding that their period of detention may have commenced before that time