Explanatory Notes

Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2006 (asp 10)

2006 asp 10

4 July 2006

Commentary on Sections

Part 1: Police

Chapter 1:  the Scottish Police Services Authority
The Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency
Section 16 – General functions of Director General of the Agency

35.This section provides that in carrying out his or her functions the Director General must have regard to the Agency’s annual plan but the Director General will be responsible for directing and controlling the Agency. This is to ensure the Director General’s formal autonomy in operational matters.