Common law, and the CONSTABLE'S OATH

Freeman Kev made this Freedom of Information request to Devon and Cornwall Police Authority

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Dear Devon & Cornwall Police Authority,

1:Is it true that the United Kingdom of great Brattain is a common law jurisdiction.

2: Is it true that constables swear an oath to uphold the law, therein meaning the common law of the land of great Britain, as opposed to corporate rules or statutes

3:Is it true that to enforce a statute (which is defined as a legislated rule of society given the force of law by the consent of the governed) that constable must have the consent of the man he is attempting to enforce a statutory rule against

4:is it true that in denying consent to such statutes a man remains under common law jurisdiction

5: is it true that to act against a mans privately and lawfully owned property a constable must have either consent or a signed warrant to do so

Yours faithfully, Kevin as commonly called

Devon and Cornwall Police Authority

Dear Kevin

Further to your email below, this is not information that is pertinent to the Devon & Cornwall Police Authority, and as such, we do not hold documentation that answers your questions.

You could approach the Home Office which is responsible for police powers http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/police/ , however I would recommend that in your new request, you re-phrase your questions to ask for specific documentation held.

Kind regards,

Eleanor Tanner
Devon & Cornwall Police Authority.

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Dear Elanor Tanner

thank you for your reply on behalf of Devon & Cornwall Police Authority.

you claim that this is not information that is pertinent to the Devon & Cornwall Police Authority.
It is my understanding that pertinent is defined as 'having logical precise relevance to the matter at hand' and is Synonyms with 'relevant'

as such it clearly is 'pertinent' as the police claim to act under law, so my questions regarding the lawful actions and jurisdiction of the police need to be answered as there seems to be some misunderstanding within the police force as to exactly how far their authority stretches.

It seems very odd that something so important as the fundamental law under which your company operates would not be documented, as this could lead to gross misuse of assumed powers.
if this is really the case that your company does not hold any such documentation, does it mean that your company operates on a 'make it up as they go' principal?

I'm sure that if you look a little harder you will be able to find the information i am asking for
would you therefore please answer the questions i originally asked, if you are unable to then please refer this to a superior who has the knowledge, or access to this seemingly illusive, yet extremely important documentation

Yours faithfully,

Freeman Kev

Devon and Cornwall Police Authority

Dear Sir

Thank you for your email below.

Having thoroughly read your comments, I wonder if there is some confusion in relation to which organisation you believe you have contacted. Your questions relate to the powers of police constables. The Police Authority is an entirely separate organisation to the Devon & Cornwall Constabulary and has an overseeing role rather than an operational one. It does not have a management responsibility for police officers - that is the Devon and Cornwall Constabulary. Please see our website for more details about the police authority http://www.dcpa.police.uk/

Did you mean to contact the Devon & Cornwall Constabulary for an answer to your questions? If so, I believe you can contact them from the 'what do you know' website from the list of organisations.

Kind regards,

Eleanor Tanner

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Dear Devon & Cornwall Police Authority,

Thank you for the reply, i will contacte the constabulary and re-ask

Yours faithfully,

Freeman Kev