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The Police (Conduct) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

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22.—(1) Subject to section 59(6)(b) of the 1998 Act, at any time before the beginning of the misconduct proceedings, the appropriate authority may direct that the case be withdrawn.

(2) Where a direction is given under paragraph (1)—

(a)the appropriate authority may—

(i)take no further action against the member concerned;

(ii)take management action against the member concerned; or

(iii)refer the matter to be dealt with under the Performance Regulations; and

(b)the appropriate authority shall as soon as practicable give the member concerned—

(i)written notice of the direction, indicating whether any action will be taken under sub-paragraph (a); and

(ii)where the investigation has been completed, on request and subject to the harm test, a copy of the investigator’s report or such parts of that report as relate to the member concerned.

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