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Detainees given greater legal rights under new legislation

Criminal procedure shake-up to is said to be the 'most significant' since 1980.

Deputy Chief Constable Iain Livingstone at the Scottish Parliament

Deputy Chief Constable Iain Livingstone at the Scottish Parliament

Date - 26th January 2018
By - Sophie Garrod - Police Oracle
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New rules on arresting and questioning suspects have come into effect under Scottish criminal law. The police station duty scheme, introduced yesterday as part of the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act, will give everyone questionned the right to...
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