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To safeguard the interests of children and adults who may be mentally vulnerable when they are suspected of a criminal offence, ensuring that they are able to participate effectively and are treated in a fair and just manner.

 “…to act as appropriate adults to safeguard the interests of children and young persons detained or questioned by police officers”. 
Crime and Disorder Act 1998 s.38(4)
 “…to safeguard the rights, entitlements and welfare of juveniles and vulnerable persons to whom the provisions of this and any other Code of Practice apply ”. 
PACE Code C (revised July 20181.7A
 
 
on Friday December 08 by chrisbath
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