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Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

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Establishment of PCSPs and DPCSPs

Establishment of PCSPs and DPCSPs

20.—(1) Each district council shall establish for its district a body to be known as a policing and community safety partnership (a “PCSP”).

(2) The district council for Belfast shall establish for each police district established under section 20(2) of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000 (c. 32) a body to be known as a district policing and community safety partnership (a “DPCSP”).

(3) Schedule 1 has effect in relation to a PCSP.

(4) Schedule 2 has effect in relation to a DPCSP.

(5) In this Part, in relation to a PCSP—

“the council” means the council by which it is established;

“the district” means the district of the council by which it is established;

“relevant district commander” means the district commander of any police district which is, or is included in, the district.

(6) In this Part, in relation to a DPCSP—

“the council” means the district council for Belfast;

“the police district” means the police district for which it is established;

“the principal PCSP” means the PCSP for the district of Belfast;

“relevant district commander” means the district commander of the police district.

(7) In this Part—

“DPCSP” has the meaning given by subsection (2);

“PCSP” has the meaning given by subsection (1);

“the joint committee” means a joint committee formed for the purposes of this Part by the Department and the Policing Board and consisting of representatives of the Department and of the Policing Board;

“local policing plan” has the meaning given by section 22(1) of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000 (c. 32);

“police district” has the meaning given by section 20 of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000;

“the Policing Board” means the Northern Ireland Policing Board;

“policing committee”—

(a)

in relation to a PCSP, means the committee established under paragraph 12 of Schedule 1;

(b)

in relation to a DPCSP, means the committee established under paragraph 12 of Schedule 2;

“the policing plan” has the meaning given by section 26(1) of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000;

“restricted functions”—

(a)

in relation to a PCSP, has the meaning given by section 21(2)(a);

(b)

in relation to a DPCSP, has the meaning given by section 22(2)(a).

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