Police Powers: Powers of Arrest

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GCSE Law (ELS) Quiz on Police Powers: Powers of Arrest, created by nings.doyle9418 on 04/06/2015.

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Question 1

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What does section 24 of PACE cover?
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  • Arrest with a warrant.
  • Arrest without a warrant.

Question 2

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Which section of which act changed s24 PACE?
Answer
  • S110 Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005
  • S60 Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994
  • S110 Criminal Justice 2003

Question 3

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What does s24 PACE say?
Answer
  • Police may arrest a person where an offence: -has/may have been committed -is/may be being committed -is about to be committed
  • Police may arrest a person where an offence: -has/may have been committed -is/may be being committed
  • Police must have a warrant to arrest people

Question 4

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The police also need reasonable suspicion for an arrest under s24 PACE
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 5

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The necessity test puts limits on when an arrest is necessary. Which of the following is NOT an occasion where it would be necessary to arrest someone?
Answer
  • To ascertain the person's name and address.
  • To take a photo of the person
  • To prevent the person causing physical injury to self or others.
  • Prevent the person disappearing which would hinder the prosecution.

Question 6

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Which Code of PACE covers arrest under s24 PACE?
Answer
  • Code G
  • Code A
  • Code C

Question 7

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What does the code for arrest under s24 PACE explain?
Answer
  • Guidelines for arrests without a warrant
  • Guidelines of police uniforms
  • A compilation of cases where a person was arrested without a warrant.

Question 8

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Section 28 PACE states that a person being arrested must be told the grounds for their arrest. Code G says that this must be in clear, non-technical terms.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 9

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What information must the police have to apply for a warrant to arrest a person?
Answer
  • Name
  • Address
  • Reason
  • Phone number
  • Picture/ ID
  • Driving licence

Question 10

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Which section of which act allows the police to apply for a warrant to arrest a person?
Answer
  • s1 Magistrates' Court Act 1980
  • s1-7 Magistrates' Court Act 1980
  • s24 PACE 1984

Question 11

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Which section of which act allows the police to arrest a person for breaching their bail?
Answer
  • s46 PACE, created by Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994
  • s24 PACE
  • S1 Magistrates' Court Act 1980

Question 12

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Section 26 PACE allows the police to arrest some for breaching the peace?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 13

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What criteria were set by Bibby v Chief Constable of Essex Police (2000) with regards to arrests for breach of the peace?
Answer
  • There must be a sufficiently real and present threat that can justify the person loosing their liberty
  • The threat must come from the person being arrested.
  • The person's conduct must interfere with the rights of other people.
  • The person's conduct must be unreasonable.
  • The person's volume must be over 90 dB.
  • The person being arrested does not have to be the one making the noise but is in charge of the event.
  • At least 7 people must complain

Question 14

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It can be argued that the necessity test gives too much power to police. Some people say that it can be argued that it is always necessary to arrest a person.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 15

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Changes to PACE by s110 of SOCPA 2005 means that police can arrest for ANY offence and Code G gives officers an enormous degree of discretion on when they can/should use these powers.
Answer
  • True
  • False
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