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The Police (Scotland) Regulations 2004

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Reckoning by constables of overseas police service

44.—(1) A member of a police force of the rank of constable shall be entitled to reckon for the purposes of pay for that rank the following periods of service, that is to say, any period of–

(a)certified overseas police service such as is mentioned in paragraph (2);

(b)certified service in the British South Africa Police such as is mentioned in paragraph (3);

(c)such service in a police force in the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man as is mentioned in paragraph (4),

notwithstanding that such service is not service in the rank of constable in a police force in Great Britain.

(2) The reference in paragraph (1) to certified overseas police service is a reference to–

(a)continuous service as a member of a police force in any territory or country outside the United Kingdom, being a colony, protectorate or protected state within the meaning of the British Nationality Act 1948(1), a dependent territory within the meaning of the British Nationality Act 1981(2) or, where appropriate, the territory or country wherein the colony, protectorate or protected state or dependent territory was incorporated after the inception of the service, subject to it having been certified by or on behalf of the Secretary of State that–

(i)the service was, at its inception, pensionable; and

(ii)in his opinion the person concerned ceased so to serve for reasons connected with constitutional developments in the territory or country in question; or

(b)continuous service for 6 years or more as a member of a police force outside the United Kingdom, subject to it having been certified by or on behalf of the Secretary of State that–

(i)the person concerned so served under a contract of service;

(ii)immediately before the person ceased so to serve, the person concerned was, for the purposes of section 12 of the Overseas Development and Co-operation Act 1980(3), a person designated in accordance with such an agreement as is therein mentioned; and

(iii)in his opinion the person concerned ceased so to serve for reasons connected with constitutional developments in the territory or country in question,

except that the said reference in paragraph (1) does not include a reference to service relevant under section 3AA(1)(e) or (f) of the 1967 Act where that member has a right of reversion under section 38A(3).

(3) The reference in paragraph (1) to certified service in the British South Africa Police is a reference to continuous service as a member thereof, for a period which included 11th November 1965, up to such time, or after that date, as the person concerned ceased to perform duties therein, subject to his having ceased to perform those duties before 2nd March 1970 and subject to it having been certified by or on behalf of the Scottish Ministers that he approves the application of this regulation in the case of the person concerned.

(4) The reference in paragraph (1) to service in a police force in the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man is a reference to service in–

(a)the Island police force maintained under the Police Force (Guernsey) Law 1986;

(b)the States of Jersey police force maintained under the Jersey Laws entitled the Police Force (Jersey) Law 1974; or

(c)the Isle of Man Constabulary maintained under the Police Act 1993 (an Act of Tynwald).

(5) A certificate given by or on behalf of–

(a)the Secretary for Technical Co-operation before 27th November 1964; or

(b)the Minister of Overseas Development on or after that date but before 12th November 1970,

shall be treated for the purposes of paragraph (2) as if it had been given by or on behalf of the Secretary of State.

(3)

1980 c. 63. Section 12 was repealed by Schedule 4 to the International Development Act 2002 (c. 1) but, by virtue of paragraph 4 of Schedule 5 to that Act the repeal does not prevent any agreement entered into under section 12 from continuing to have effect.

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