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Royal Ulster Constabulary (Conduct) (Senior Officer) Regulations 2000

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4.—(1) In these regulations, the following expressions have the meanings hereby respectively assigned to them, that is to say:—

“appropriate standard” means the standard set out in the Code of Conduct;

Chief Constable” shall be construed as including a reference to a person discharging the functions of the Chief Constable;

“Code of Conduct” means the code of conduct contained in schedule 4 of the Royal Ulster Constabulary(Conduct)Regulations 2000; except that in relation to conduct occurring before 6th November 2000 it means the discipline code contained in Schedule 1 to the Regulations of 1988;

“complaint” means a complaint to which Section 50 of the Act of 1998 applies;

“investigating officer” includes an officer appointed under Section 57(1) of the Act of 1998 or under regulation 7(4) to investigate a complaint or other matter relating to the conduct of a senior officer;

“member” means a member of the Royal Ulster Constabulary; or a member of the Royal Ulster Constabulary Reserve appointed on a full-time basis in accordance with regulations made under Section 26 of the Act of 1998;

Ombudsman” means the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland established by Section 51 of the Act of 1998;

“police force in the United Kingdom” has the meaning assigned to a police force in the Police Act 1996(1) or a police force in the Police (Scotland) Act 1967(2) as the case may be;

“police fund” means the funds of the Police Authority;

Police Regulations” means the regulations from time to time in operation under Section 25 and Section 26 of the Act of 1998 other than these regulations;

“referred matter” means a matter referred to the Ombudsman under Section 55 of the Act of 1998 and investigated by the Ombudsman under Section 56 of the Act of 1998;

“representative” means in relation to a senior officer, counsel, a solicitor, a member of the police force or a member of a police force selected by him in pursuance of regulation 15(4);

“the Act of 1998” means the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 1998;

the force” means the Royal Ulster Constabulary and the Royal Ulster Constabulary Reserve;

tribunal” means such a tribunal as is mentioned in regulation 14.

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