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The Prison and Young Offenders Centre (Amendment) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2009

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Rule 69 (Police interviews)

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26.—(1) Rule 69 (police interviews) shall be amended as follows:

(2) In the heading after “police” insert “and other law enforcement agency”.

(3) In paragraph (1) for “Royal Ulster Constabulary” substitute “Police Service of Northern Ireland ”.

(4) After paragraph (1) insert—

(1A) A member of the Serious Organised Crime Agency’s staff designated under section 43 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005(1), an officer of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, or a member of the Security Service may, on production of an authorisation issued by or on behalf of a person specified in paragraph (1B), interview any prisoner willing to see him.

(1B) Those persons are—

(a)the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency;

(b)the Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs;

(c)the Director General of the Security Service..

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