COP26 Lord Advocate’s guidelines: Liberation by the police during COP26

Lord Advocate's guidelines to the police concerning liberation of offenders by police relating to the 26th UN climate change conference ('COP26')


These guidelines are intended to provide assistance to police officers as to the approach to be taken, in the context of the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), in connection with the liberation of offenders by Police Scotland. They provide a framework within which police officers may exercise a degree of discretion as to the appropriate course of action in each case.