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Six months from the date of the offence.
They have to lay an information before the court or charge you within that time.
They will do it though. If you don't surrender they will only come and arrest you. They won't lay themselves open to a complaint.
People who think this twaddle is worthy of the attention of the police are exactly the sort of people who complain to the IPCC.
I'm afraid that victims are generally next week's defendant.
Can I clarify anything for you?
If there is an issue with limitation then you may find that they will just summons you I'm afraid.