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This Order may be cited as the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Visual Recording of Interviews) (Certain Police Areas) Order 2002 and shall come into force on 8th May 2002.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 8 May 2002: see above.

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2

This Order shall apply to interviews commencing after midnight on 7th May 2002 and held by police officers at the following police stations:

(a)    within the police area of Hampshire: Basingstoke, Portsmouth and Southampton;

(b)    within the police area of Kent: Chatham, Gravesend and Tonbridge;

(c)    within the metropolitan police district: Bromley, Colindale and Edmonton; and

(d)    within the police area of West Mercia: Redditch, Telford and Worcester.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 8 May 2002: see art 1.

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3

Interviews to which this Order applies shall be visually recorded in accordance with the requirements of the code of practice on visual recording which comes into operation on 7th May 2002.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 8 May 2002: see art 1.

Signature

John Denham

Minister of State

Home Office

12th April 2002

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

This Order requires the visual recording of interviews held by police officers at Basingstoke, Portsmouth, Southampton, Chatham, Gravesend, Tonbridge, Bromley, Colindale, Edmonton, Redditch, Telford and Worcester police stations.

The Order comes into force on 8th May 2000 and applies to interviews commencing after midnight on 7th May 2002.