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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

The CPDcast aims to examine the key stages of a dawn raid and what should be done to prepare for them and for when they are taking place

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand what is meant by a dawn raid;
  • Know when they normally take place;
  • Know what can be done to prevent one;
  • Appreciate what can be done to protect oneself in the event of a raid;
  • Understand how this protection can be implemented;
  • Appreciate what will happen on the day of the raid and what one should do;
  • Know whether investigators can be told to wait until the arrival of a lawyer;
  • Understand what an investigators powers are during a raid and whether they can take original documents;
  • Know what seize and sift powers are;
  • Appreciate on what grounds one can refuse to provide documents;
  • Understand the scope of LPP in EU Law;
  • Know whether investigators can ask questions during the course of the interview;
  • Understand the penalties for non-corporation during the course of a dawn raid;
  • Know what happens after a dawn raid has taken place and what should be done in the days that follow.
Level:
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
Classification:
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
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In this podcast, Patrick will be looking at the 3 stages of a dawn raid. The events that happen before a dawn raid, the key moments and principles of the raid itself, and finally the consequences of a dawn raid. In relation to the pre-raid stage, he will explain what is meant by a dawn raid, who can mount a dawn raid, when the raids normally take place, what can be done to prevent a raid and how one can protect oneself in the event of a raid and the key preparatory steps for doing so. In relation to the dawn raid itself, he will discuss what is likely to happen on the day, whether investigators can be told to wait, what powers the investigators have and whether they can take original documents. He will also discuss seize and sift powers, the role of LPP and the penalties for non-cooperation during the course of a dawn raid. Finally, he will explain what can be expected to happen after the dawn raid and what should be done in the days that follow.

Podcast last reviewed: 2012-05-28

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