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Butterworths police law

Butterworths police law

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): J. English
  • Language: English
  • Publication Information: London : Butterworths, 2001
  • Type: Book
  • Other titles: Police law.
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1 volume

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Butterworths police law is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Butterworths
  • Responsable Person: Jack English, Richard Card.
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Number of Editions: 31 editions
  • First edition Date: 1985
  • Last edition Date: 2003
  • General Notes: Previous edition: 1999.
    Includes index.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KFM2425
  • ISBN: 0406915970 9780406915979
  • OCLC: 46602153

Main Contents

General principles. Elements of criminal procedure. Police powers. Police questioning and the rights of suspects. Treatment, charging and bail of detained persons. Identification methods. The law of evidence. The police. Traffic: general provisions. Use of vehicles. Control of vehicles. Public service vehicles. Goods vehicles. Lights and vehicles. Traffic accidents. Driving offences. Drinking and driving. Children and young persons. Intoxicating liquor laws. Betting, gaming and lotteries, Aliens. Animals, birds and plants. Game laws. Firearms. Explosives. Railways, Pedlars, vagrancy and dealers. Non-fatal offences against the person. Disputes. Homicide and abortion. Public order. Offences other than those related to sporting events or industrial disputes. Public order offences related to sporting events and those connected with industrial disputes. Indecent assault, sexual offences, procurement and abduction. Offences relating to prostitution, obscenity and indecent photographs. Drugs. Theft and related offences, robbery and blackmail. Criminal damage. Burglary. Offences of fraud. Handling Stolen goods and related offences. Forgery and counterfeiting. Preventive justice. Index.

Summary Note

This seventh edition of “Butterworths Police Law” covers those areas of law and legal procedures with which all police officers are concerned. The text has been updated to take account of developments in the law during the year 2000.

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