SCHEDULE 16Police reform: minor and consequential amendments

Part 3Other enactments

Audit Commission Act 1998

227(1)Section 32 (documents relating to police authorities etc) is amended in accordance with this paragraph.

(2)In subsection (1), for the words from “relates” to the end, substitute “relates to an elected local policing body or to a chief officer of police.”

(3)In subsection (2)—

(a)in paragraph (a)—

(i)for the words from “relates” to “1996” substitute “relates to one or more elected local policing bodies”;

(ii)for “an authority” substitute “a body”;

(b)after paragraph (a) insert—

(aa)relates to one or more chief officers of police and has been sent (or a copy of which has been sent) by the Commission to such a chief officer..

(4)For subsection (3) substitute—

(3)In this section “chief officer of police” means—

(a)a chief constable for a police force maintained under section 2 of the Police Act 1996, and

(b)the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis..