The rules regarding re-classification of a recorded crime were the same prior to
Once a crime has been recorded it can only be classified as a 'no crime' if one of the following criteria is satisfied:
(i) The crime was committed outside the jurisdiction of the police force in which it was recorded.
(ii) Where, following the report of an incident which has subsequently been recorded as a crime, credible evidence comes to light, which determines that no crime has been committed.
(iii) If the crime, as alleged, constitutes part of a crime already recorded.
(iv) If the reported incident was recorded as a crime in error.