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PACE

abbreviation for POLICE AND CRIMINAL EVIDENCE Act.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

PACE. A measure of length containing two feet and a half; the geometrical pace is five feet long. The common pace is the length of a step; the geometrical is the length of two steps, or the whole space passed over by the same foot from one step to another.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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