Police (Detention and Bail) Bill (HL Bill 82)

A

BILL

TO

Make provision about the calculation of certain periods of time for the
purposes of Part 4 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984.

Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and
consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present
Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

1 Amendment of Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984

(1) In section 47 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (bail after arrest), in
subsection (6), at the end insert “and any time during which he was on bail
shall not be so included”.

(2) 5In section 34 of that Act (limitations on police detention), in subsection (7), at
the end insert—

But this subsection is subject to section 47(6) (which provides for the
calculation of certain periods, where a person has been granted bail
under this Part, by reference to time when the person is in police
10detention only).

(3) The amendments made by subsections (1) and (2) are deemed always to have
had effect.

2 Extent and short title

(1) This Act extends to England and Wales only.

(2) 15This Act may be cited as the Police (Detention and Bail) Act 2011.