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Emergency powers legislation: how it will operate

Police forces across the country have begun enforcing new laws preventing people's movements. Forces say they will only use them 'as last resort'.

Enforcing: police officers now have new powers of arrest

Enforcing: police officers now have new powers of arrest

Date - 25th March 2020
By - Chris Smith
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Police now have the powers to close any event and disperse more than two people - and council trading standards officers can close venues. There are now only four reasons people are allowed to leave their homes. Shopping for basic necessities,...
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