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Your rights

Can the police search my premises?


The ability of the police to enter and search a person’s home or work premises is one of the most intrusive powers available in this country.  Having a stranger enter someone’s property is a significant interference with an...

Rights in police custody


Being held in custody can be a traumatic and scary experience for the person being detained. It is therefore vitally important to know what your rights are when you are being held.   Detention Periods and Conditions  Once a person has been...

Guide for facing a wrongful conviction


If you think that you have been wrongfully convicted and a miscarriage of justice has taken place, you can try to overturn your conviction by submitting an appeal. Due to the nature and importance of appealing a conviction, it is important that you...

Invited to a police interview?


There is no doubt that police interviews can be a stressful and frightening experience regardless of whether the interview is a voluntary or involuntary. Recent years have seen a marked increase in the use of voluntary interviews by the police for a range of offences,...

What personal data is collected when arrested


When you are arrested by the police, they will read the caution to you and usually take you to a police station. During this time, they will collect some personal data. Samples from a detainee can only be taken where it is “justified and necessary for preventing,...

Can a non-molestation order turn into a criminal record?


A non-molestation order is a form of injunction that protects people from those that are abusing them (or causing others to abuse them). This type of order stops a person or their children from being harmed, intimidated, harassed, pestered or threatened by: Someone...

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