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The Police (Special Constables) (Scotland) Regulations 2008

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5.—(1) A special constable must not have a business interest without the consent of the chief constable.

(2) If a special constable is likely to acquire a business interest that special constable must forthwith give written notice of that interest to the chief constable, unless that special constable has previously disclosed that interest to that chief constable.

(3) A person applying for appointment to the office of special constable must give written notice to the chief constable of any business interest.

(4) A person shall be regarded as having a business interest for the purpose of this regulation if–

(a)that person, or any member of that person’s family living with that person, holds any licence, certificate or permit granted in pursuance of the laws relating to liquor licensing, betting and gaming or regulating places of public entertainment in the police area of the force to which that person is applying for appointment to the office of special constable or has any pecuniary interest in such licence, certificate or permit; or

(b)that person is employed in any occupation or holds any appointment which, in the opinion of the chief constable, may cause a conflict of interest with that person’s appointment to the office of special constable.

(5) For the purpose of this regulation, the expression “member of that person’s family” shall include a parent, son, daughter, brother, sister, spouse (not being separated from that person), civil partner (not being separated from that person) or a cohabitant (not being separated from that person).

(6) For the purpose of this regulation “cohabitant” means a member of a couple consisting of–

(a)a man and a woman who are living together as if they were husband and wife; or

(b)two persons of the same sex who are living together as if they were civil partners.

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