Arrest - 1988

CM. 27.4.88.

That CCL:

  • Oppose detention for interrogation
  • Oppose the proposal to empower the police to demand, under threat of penal sanction, the name and address of anyone who may be able to assist the police with their inquiries into offences which 'may have been or are likely to have been committed.'
  • Recommend the abolition of common law powers of arrest and replacement with
  • Appropriate statutory powers so that the law or arrest is clear and accessible.