PACE: Section 8

Section 8 of the the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) gives power to magistrates to issue warrants to search premises, and can only be provided if there are  “reasonable grounds” to believe evidence would be found

Section 8 (MoJ)

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One Response to “PACE: Section 8”

  1. Civil Law: Search and Seizure (Anton Piller) « Data – Where is it? Says:

    […] can be obtained through the courts. These orders can be compared to the search warrants under Section 8 of PACE, though they are for civil purposes.  Historically these orders were called “Anton Piller […]


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