Guidance for those who perform the role of 'appropriate adult' and the detained person benefiting from the appropriate From: Home Office.
The appropriate adult's role is to protect the interests of the child or . who are not yet 17); the Home Office revised PACE Code C in
GUIDE FOR. APPROPRIATE as an appropriate adult. Appropriate adults are called to the police station as . This leaflet was produced by the Home Office.
Appropriate adults have an important role to play in the custody environment The attached guidance is relevant to both those called upon to perform the role and . One of the main reasons for detaining a person at a police station is to ask .
In English law, an appropriate adult is a parent, guardian or social worker; or if no person In , the Home Secretary ordered the amendment of PACE Code C to extend the requirement for an AA to 17 year olds when detained or questioned "Home Office Website - PACE Codes". "Guidance for Appropriate Adults".