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1‘this has left the police with some leeway to interpret the law for themselves’

freedom, scope, room to manoeuvre, latitude, elbow room, slack, space, room, liberty, room to spare, room to operate, scope for initiative, freedom of action, freedom from restriction, a free hand, flexibility, independence, licence, self-determination, free rein, free play, unrestrictedness, indulgence, margin, play, give, laxity, leisure
informal wriggle room, wiggle room
carte blanche

constraint, restriction