Public Order: Law and Practice by John Beggs

Public Order: Law and Practice

byJohn Beggs, Amy Street, George Thomas

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This book deals with the topical subject of public order policing and covers both the legal and practical aspects. The book is divided into two parts, the first part deals with 'General Themes in Public Order Law' covering the legal rules and principles and the key legislation. The secondpart covers 'Public Order Policing in Context' and looks at considerations in specific contexts, such as public protest. Topics covered range from day-to-day problems such as drunken brawls and football offences to more serious issues such as violent protest and terrorism. The importance and impactof human rights and the ECHR are directly addressed in the book. Extracts from the key legislation are included in the appendices and throughout the book, key points, best practice and pre and post incident checklists are included to ensure that the book is as practical as possible. This book is part of the Blackstone's Practical Policing Series. The series consists of practical guides containing clear and detailed explanations of the relevant legislation, accompanied by practical scenarios, illustrative diagrams and useful checklists.

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John Beggs, LLB, Barrister, 3 Sergeants' Inn. He has particular expertise on police firearms and public order operations. He has represented most police forces in the Country, and has appeared in many of the high profile trials, discipline hearings and inquiries involving the police over the last decade. Amy Street, LLB, Barrister,...
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Title:Public Order: Law and PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:300 pagesPublished:February 19, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199227977

ISBN - 13:9780199227976

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Part 1: General Themes in Public Order Law1. Obligation to Act2. Human Rights3. Preventative Measures4. Offences and Powers of Arrest5. Acting Lawfully and Showing You Have Done SoPart 2: Public Order Policing in Context6. Unlawful Presence / Use of Land7. Football8. Public Safety9. Terrorism10. Processions, Assemblies, Demonstrations11. Professional ProtestorsAppendix 1: Public Order Act 1986 (selected sections)Appendix 2: Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (selected sections)Appendix 3: Text of Articles 2, 5, 10 and 11Appendix 4: Key extracts of relevant statutory provisionsAppendix 5: Key Definitions of terms