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(p. 89) 5. The Right to Silence at the Police Station 

(p. 89) 5. The Right to Silence at the Police Station
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(p. 89) 5. The Right to Silence at the Police Station
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Martin Hannibal

and Lisa Mountford

DOI:
10.1093/he/9780198858423.003.0005
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date: 03 December 2020

This chapter explains the substantive law governing a defendant’s silence at the police station under ss. 34, 36, and 37 Criminal Justice and Public Order Act (CJPOA) 1994. It covers the risks associated with s. 34 CJPOA 1994; drawing inferences from a failure to account under ss. 36 and 37 CJPOA 1994; and the practical aspects associated with remaining silent.

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