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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

1997 No. 362

POLICE

Royal Ulster Constabulary (Amendment) Regulations 1997

Made

5th August 1997

To be laid before Parliament

Coming into operation

1st September 1997

The Secretary of State, in pursuance of section 25 of the Police Act (Northern Ireland) 1970(1), read with section 18 of the Administrative and Financial Provisions Act (Northern Ireland) 1962(2) and after consulting, in accordance with section 34(2) of the said Act of 1970, the Police Authority and the Police Association and after taking into account the recommendations made by the Police Negotiating Board for the United Kingdom and supplying that Board with a draft of the regulations in accordance with section 62(1) of the Police Act 1996(3), hereby makes the following regulations:—

Citation, commencement and effect

1.—(1) These regulations may be cited as the Royal Ulster Constabulary (Amendment) Regulations 1997.

(2) These regulations shall come into operation on 1st September 1997, but shall have effect for the purposes of regulation 9 as from 31st December 1996.

Interpretation

2.  In these regulations, any reference to the principal regulations is a reference to the Royal Ulster Constabulary Regulations 1996(4).

Qualifications for appointment to the force

3.  In regulation 9(2)(b) of the principal regulations for the words “1894” there shall be substituted the words “1995” and in the associated footnote for the words “1894 c. 60” there shall be substituted the words “1995 c. 21”.

Reckoning by constables of service in certain constabularies

4.  In regulation 39(2) of the principal regulations for sub-paragraph (b) there shall be substituted the following sub-paragraph—

(b)the Port of Tilbury Constabulary or, before the coming into force of the Port of Tilbury Transfer Scheme 1991 Confirmation Order 1992(5), the Port of London Authority’s police force..

Subsistence, refreshment and lodging allowances

5.  In regulation 52(3) of the principal regulations after the word “normal” there shall be inserted the word “daily”.

Replacement allowance

6.—(1) After regulation 60 of the principal regulations there shall be inserted the following regulation—

Replacement allowance

60A.  Schedule 13 shall have effect..

(2) Part II of Schedule 12 to the principal regulations shall have effect as a separate Schedule, numbered 13.

(3) In Schedule 13 to the principal regulations brought into existence by paragraph (2)—

(a)for the heading “Savings” there shall be substituted “Replacement allowance”; and

(b)in paragraph 1 for the word “Part” there shall be substituted the word “Schedule”.

Revocations and transitional provisions

7.—(1) In Part VII of the principal regulations in the Part heading the word “, Savings” shall be omitted.

(2) For regulation 66 of the principal regulations there shall be substituted the following regulation—

Revocations

66.  The regulations specified in Schedule 12 are revoked..

(3) In Schedule 12 to the principal regulations for the words “Regulation 66(1)” there shall be substituted the words “Regulation 66”, for the heading “Revocations and Savings” there shall be substituted “Revocations” and the words “Part I” shall be omitted.

Modification for part-time service

8.—(1) Schedule 1 to the principal regulations shall be amended as follows.

(2) In paragraph 7, in regulation 25(5A)(b) inserted by that paragraph, there shall be inserted after the word “receives” the word “not”.

(3) In paragraph 10(b) for the words “(f)” there shall be substituted the words “(f))”.

Determination of pay

9.—(1) Paragraph 2 of Schedule 6 to the principal regulations shall be amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) and (3).

(2) In the fourth column of the table in sub-paragraph (8) for the words “£16,197” there shall be substituted the words “£16,689”.

(3) In sub-paragraph (9)—

(a)for the description of pay category B there shall be substituted the following description—

The member has completed initial training and does not fall within pay category C.; and

(b)for the description of pay category C there shall be substituted the following description—

The member was appointed before 31st May 1996 and either—

(a)he was informed, before that appointment, by or on behalf of the chief constable that he would be assigned to this pay category on completion of initial training, or

(b)before 1st January 1997, he was assigned to this pay category by the chief constable..

Marjorie Mowlam

Northern Ireland Office

One of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State

5th August 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations.)

These regulations amend the Royal Ulster Constabulary Regulations 1996 (the principal regulations).

Regulations 3 to 8 correct errors in the principal regulations.

Regulation 9(2) increases the rate of pay of certain members of the rank of constable who have not yet completed probationary service. Regulation 9(3) amends the criteria governing certain pay categories for members of that rank.

By virtue of regulation 1(2), regulation 9 has effect on and after 1st January 1997. Retrospective effect is authorised by section 18 of the Administrative and Financial Provisions Act (Northern Ireland) 1962.

(1)

1970 c. 9 (N.I.) as amended by 1994 c. 29 and modified by S.I. 1973/2163

(5)

S.I. 1992/284

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