Independent Advisory Group on Stop and Search Meeting

McVie, S. (Participant)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Description

Independent Advisory Group on Stop and Search Meeting - Meeting to review Police Scotland practice of stop and search and oversee public consultation on the new Code of Practice for Stop and Search.  Involves participation from Scottish Government, Police Scotland, HMICS, COPFS and Scottish Police Authority. - This is the first meeting to be held since the Cabinet Secretary for Justice accepted all recommendations of the Advisory Group Report which proposed significant revisions to the practice of Stop and Search in August 2015.  The recommendations and the introduction of a new Code of Practice were included in the new Criminal Justice Bill which received Royal Assent on 13th January 2016.
Period16 Feb 2016
Event typeOther
LocationUnited Kingdom