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Police Cakes (Offences) Act 2018

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(1)An Officer is guilty of an Offence if they—

(a)are late for briefing, parade or the start of a rostered duty;

(b)arrive at briefing unprepared for the rostered duty.

(2)An offence under this section is aggravated if an officer—

(a)gives, or attempts to give, a poor excuse as to their lateness.

(i)a poor excuse shall be determined by 'the team' as defined in Section 15, or by a person of the rank of Inspector or above.

(b)attempts to sneak in to conceal their lateness.

(c)is late on three or more occasions in a rolling three calender months.

(d)is found to still be asleep when telephoned from the parade room.

(3)The only defence under this section is from further lateness if the Officer realised lateness would ensue and diverted to buy cakes on route. Immediate payment will always be commended.

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