Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995
In Scotland, there are two possible cautions which may be given.
I'm arresting you for (crime committed). You are not obliged to say anything but anything you do say will be noted down and may be used in evidence. Do you understand? (answer yes or no) Do you have anything to say?
Due to the recent law changes in Scotland, it is worth saying, when asked, that you have nothing further to say until you have spoken to your legal representative.
I am detaining you under Section 14 of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995, because I suspect you of committing (or having committed) an offence punishable byimprisonment, namely (offence stated here).
The reasons for my suspicions are (reasons stated here).
You will be detained to enable further investigations to be carried out regarding the offence and as to whether or not you should be reported. (You will be taken to a police station where you will be informed of your further rights in respect of detention.)
You may be interviewed under caution without being arrested.
You can be cautioned and arrested – and even detained – without charge.
If you are arrested:
Note: A link to the primary legislation on criminal procedure in Scotland is given above. It is a lengthy volume written in legalese and not for the faint hearted. It is however every reason, if one was ever needed, for appointing a specialist in road traffic or motorcycling law to deal with your case.