HC Deb 08 November 1990 vol 180 c12W
Mr. Hind

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when the revised codes of practice made under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 come into force.

Mr. Peter Lloyd

My right hon. and learned Friend's intention was to bring the codes into force on 1 January 1991. In order to make some small amendments to the codes, however, and to give the police more time for training, we have today laid a fresh set of draft codes before Parliament and plan to bring them into force on 1 April 1991.

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