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Police Service of Northern Ireland (Conduct) Regulations 2003

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Code of Ethics

    3. 3.Application of Code of Ethics to earlier regulations

  3. PART II SUPPLEMENTAL

    1. 4.Amendment of Royal Ulster Constabulary Regulations

    2. 5.The Royal Ulster Constabulary (Conduct) Regulations shall be amended as...

    3. 6.The Royal Ulster Constabulary (Conduct) (Senior Officer) Regulations 2000 shall...

    4. 7.The Royal Ulster Constabulary (Appeals) Regulations 2000 shall be amended...

    1. SCHEDULE

      PREAMBLE TO THE CODE OF ETHICS FOR THE POLICE SERVICE OF NORTHERN IRELAND

      1. (A).Policing is an honourable profession that plays an important part...

      2. (B).Police officers, as citizens, have the right to the same...

      3. (C).The ability of police officers to carry out their functions...

      4. (D).This Code of Ethics is intended:– (1) to lay down...

      5. (E).The standards in this Code are to be applied to:–...

      6. (F).The Statutory authority for the Code can be found in...

      7. (G).Police officers are required, at all times, to carry out...

      8. (H).It is recognised that the ability of police officers to...

      9. (I).Where police officers are investigated for a breach of this...

      10. (J).Police officers, when carrying out their duties in accordance with...

      11. (K).Where the Code conflicts with an instruction, policy or guideline...

      12. (L).Where this Code is being applied in any decision or...

      13. A CODE OF ETHICS FOR THE POLICE SERVICE OF NORTHERN IRELAND ETHICAL STANDARDS REQUIRED OF POLICE OFFICERS

        1. Article 1 Professional Duty

        2. Article 2 Police Investigations

        3. Article 3 Privacy and Confidentiality

        4. Article 4 Use of Force

        5. Article 5 Detained Persons

        6. Article 6 Equality

        7. Article 7 Integrity

        8. Article 8 Property

        9. Article 9 Fitness for Duty

        10. Article 10 Duties of Supervisors

  4. Explanatory Note

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