Agent provocateur, which is French for “inciting agent”, is an entrapment situation in which a person is enticed, incited or encouraged to commit a criminal offence which they wouldn’t have committed otherwise.
It may be an offence to fail to provide information as the identity of a driver when you receive a written request to do so from (or on behalf of) the police. If convicted, you face a large fine and 6 penalty points.
With Christmas approaching everyone beginning to let their hair down a little and enjoy the festivities, some people are enticed into the world of so-called ‘recreational drugs’.
The Act makes it an offence to possess psychoactive substances with intent to supply, and in limited cases, simple possession is also an offence. The appeals came about following some cases where Judges ruled that laughing gas is exempt from control under the Act.