Legislation and laws used by Police Officers

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Welcome to the Police legislation section.

This section details various Acts, and offences and common laws that are commonly used by Police officers.

The Police Legislation is updated frequently to keep you informed with the new laws in the UK.

Police Information aim is to raise awareness of the range of health and safety legislation that applies to workplaces in Great Britain. It has been created to:

  • help users discover specific legislation that applies to their industry.
  • explain how to trace and obtain Acts and regulations.
  • provide links to organisations that can offer advice and guidance on legislation

The resources below is to provide a quick and easy point of reference for police practitioners who want to find out about the legislation.

A Selection of important UK Acts and Information

Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001

Crime and Disorder Act 1998

Criminal Justice Act 1988 (c.33)

Criminal Justice Act 2003

Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000

Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001

Criminal Law (Consolidation) (Scotland) Act 1995

Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995

Data Protection Act 1998

Human Rights Act 1998

Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

Private Security Industry Act 2001

Police Act 1996

Police Publications and Related Information

Police Reform Act 2002

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

The Police (Scotland) Regulations 2004

Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000

Road Traffic Act 1988

Road Traffic (Driver Licensing and Information Systems) Act 1989 (c. 22)

Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (c.53)

Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005

Terrorism Act 2000

The Police (Complaints and Misconduct) Regulations 2004

The Police (Conduct) Regulations 2004

Vehicles (Crime) Act 2001

Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994

Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999

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