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Section 6 of UK Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984

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Section 6 of UK Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 deals with Statutory undertakers etc

From the Act

(1) A constable employed by statutory undertakers may stop, detain and search anyvehicle before it leaves a goods area included in the premises of the statutory undertakers.

[F16(1A) Without prejudice to any powers under subsection (1) above, a constable employed[F17by the [F18British Transport Police Authority]] may stop, detain and search anyvehicle before it leaves a goods area which is included in the premises of any successorof the British Railways Board and is used wholly or mainly for the purposes of arelevant undertaking.]

(2) In this section “goods area” means any area used wholly or mainly for the storage orhandling of goods [F19; and “successor of the British Railways Board” and “relevantundertaking” have the same meaning as in the Railways Act 1993 (ConsequentialModifications) Order 1999.]

(3) F20. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(4) F21. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Related Sections from the Act

  • Section 1: Power of constable to stop and search persons, vehicles etc.
  • Section 2: Provisions relating to search under section 1 and other powers.
  • Section 3: Duty to make records concerning searches.
  • Section 4: Road checks.
  • Section 5: Reports of recorded searches and of road checks.
  • Section 7: Part I—supplementary