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The Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989


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Arrangements for obtaining the views of the community on policing

82.—(1) Arrangements shall be made for obtaining the views of people about matters concerning policing and for obtaining their co-operation with the police in preventing crime.

(2) Arrangements shall be made by the Police Authority after consulting the Chief Constable as to the arrangements that would be appropriate.

(3) The Police Authority shall review the arrangements made under this Article from time to time.

(4) If it appears to the Secretary of State that arrangements are not adequate for the purposes set out in paragraph (1), he may require the Police Authority to submit a report to him concerning the arrangements.

(5) After considering the report the Secretary of State may require the Police Authority to review the arrangements and submit a further report to him concerning them.

(6) The Police Authority shall be under the same duties to consult when reviewing arrangements as when making them.

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