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For each of the years 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 could you please provide the following information:

:: How many crimes under the Psychoactive Substances Act were recorded?

:: How many crimes under the Psychoactive Substances Act were recorded with nitrous oxide as the named substance?

:: For each crime recorded under the Psychoactive Substances Act, could you tell me the substance involved and the type of offence (ie. supply of a psychoactive substance, production, possession, etc)

:: How many arrests were made for offences under the Psychoactive Substances Act?

:: How many arrests were made for offences under the Psychoactive Substances Act with nitrous oxide as the named substance?

:: How many people were charged for offences under the Psychoactive Substances Act ?

:: How many people were charged for offences under the Psychoactive Substances Act with nitrous oxide as the named substance?

Yours faithfully,

Inzamam Rashid

Freedom of Information,

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Dear Mr Rashid,  

 

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION - Our Ref:
006421/21

 

With reference to your e-mail received on 13/10/2021 requesting the
following information:

 

For each of the years 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 could you please
provide the following information:

 

:: How many crimes under the Psychoactive Substances Act were recorded?

 

:: How many crimes under the Psychoactive Substances Act were recorded
with nitrous oxide as the named substance?

 

:: For each crime recorded under the Psychoactive Substances Act, could
you tell me the substance involved and the type of offence (ie. supply of
a psychoactive substance, production, possession, etc)

 

:: How many arrests were made for offences under the Psychoactive
Substances Act?

 

:: How many arrests were made for offences under the Psychoactive
Substances Act with nitrous oxide as the named substance?

 

:: How many people were charged for offences under the Psychoactive
Substances Act ?

 

:: How many people were charged for offences under the Psychoactive
Substances Act with nitrous oxide as the named substance?

 

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Freedom of Information,

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Dear Mr Rashid,

 

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION - Our Ref:
006421/21

 

With reference to your e-mail received on 13/10/2021 requesting the
following information:

 

For each of the years 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 could you please
provide the following information:

 

 1. How many crimes under the Psychoactive Substances Act were recorded?
 2. How many crimes under the Psychoactive Substances Act were recorded
with nitrous oxide as the named substance?
 3. For each crime recorded under the Psychoactive Substances Act, could
you tell me the substance involved and the type of offence (ie. supply
of a psychoactive substance, production, possession, etc)
 4. How many arrests were made for offences under the Psychoactive
Substances Act?
 5. How many arrests were made for offences under the Psychoactive
Substances Act with nitrous oxide as the named substance?
 6. How many people were charged for offences under the Psychoactive
Substances Act?
 7. How many people were charged for offences under the Psychoactive
Substances Act with nitrous oxide as the named substance?

 

Please see Northamptonshire Police’s response in the attached document.

 

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behalf of Northamptonshire Police for the delay in responding to your
request.

 

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terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. If you decide to make an
appeal and, having followed the full process you are still dissatisfied,
you will then have the right to direct your comments to the Information
Commissioner who will give due consideration to the matter. See Appendix
'A' attached.

 

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