Police (Detention and Bail) Bill

View the latest information on this bill on Parliament’s website.

JUSTICE has published a briefing on the Police (Detention and Bail) Bill for all stages in the House of Commons. This Bill responds to the ruling of the High Court in R (Greater Manchester Police) v Salford Magistrates Court and Hookway, regarding the legality of police detention following pre-charge bail.

It makes provision about the calculation of certain periods of time for the purposes of Part 4 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984.

JUSTICE Briefing – House of Commons All Stages – July 2011