Common Offences

Question 1 of 6

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A constable in uniform may require a person who has been driving, attempting to drive, or in charge of a motor vehicle on a road or public place, to supply a specimen of breath for breath test if the constable has reasonable cause to suspect which of the following things?

Select one or more of the following:

  • That the person has alcohol in their body

  • That the person is driving too slow

  • That the person has committed a moving road traffic offence

  • That the person was a passenger of a road traffic collision

  • That the person has been involved in a road traffic crash.

Question 2 of 6

Medal-premium 1

If a person does not give their details, which bit of legislation can you use to arrest them?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Section 14 Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995

  • Section 13 Criminal Law (Consolidation) (Scotland) Act 1995

  • Section 13 Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995

  • Section 14 Law (Consolidation) (Scotland) Act 1995

Question 3 of 6

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When you receive a noise complaint call to attend, what bit of legislation can you use in order to seize any sound making devices?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Section 58 Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982

  • Section 54 Criminal Law (Consolidation) (Scotland) Act 1995

  • Section 57(1) Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982

  • Section 54 Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982

Question 4 of 6

Medal-premium 1

Section 2B of the Road Traffic Act 1988 creates an offence for...

Select one or more of the following:

  • any person to drive a mechanically propelled vehicle on a road or other public place dangerously.

  • to cause death of a person driving a mechanically propelled vehicle dangerously on a road or other public place.

  • any person to drive, or attempt to drive a mechanically propelled vehicle on a road or public place whilst unfit through drink or drugs.

  • any person to cause the death of another person by driving a mechanically propelled vehicle on a road or other public place without due care and attention, or without reasonable consideration for other persons using the road or place.

Question 5 of 6

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If a person was being carried in a stolen car and were well aware that the driver did not have permission to drive the vehicle, then what bit of legislation would you charge them with?

Select one of the following:

  • Section 3ZB Road Traffic Act 1988

  • Section 179(1)(b) Road Traffic Act 1988

  • Section 198 Road Traffic Act 1988

  • Section 172 Road Traffic Act 1988

Question 6 of 6

Medal-premium 1

You attend a call of suspect person attempting to break into a factory, on arrival you notice a male walking through a car park near to the factory. Is there any legislation you have or police powers you can use?

Select one or more of the following:

  • You have no powers, the male has every right to go about his own business and walk where he pleases. He is not committing any offences.

  • Section 54 Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982

  • Section 57 Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982

  • Section 58 Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982

  • Section 60 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act

  • Section 60 Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982

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Common Offences

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