HC Deb 26 January 1984 vol 52 c630W
Mr. Peter Bruinvels

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department in which areas within England and Wales the police authority has additional stop and search powers under any local force Act.

Mr. Hurd

Powers of stop and search are available to the police in England and Wales under the following provisions in local legislation:

The powers are in addition to powers of stop and search conferred in public general legislation—including the Metropolitan Police Act 1839 — and in private legislation promoted by statutory undertakers.