Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Police Grant (Scotland) Order 2008 and comes into force on 1st April 2008.

(2) In this Order–

“authority” means a police authority (not being a constituent authority) or a joint police board;

“financial year 2008–2009” means the period of 12 months commencing on 1st April 2008; and

“police grant” means the grant made under section 32(1) of the Police (Scotland) Act 1967.

Aggregate amounts of grants for financial year 2008–2009

2.  The aggregate amount of police grant to be made for the financial year 2008 2009 shall be £566,628,000.

Amount of grant to an authority for financial year 2008–2009

3.  The amount of police grant to be made for the financial year 2008 2009 to each authority specified in column 1 of the Table below shall be the amount determined in relation to that authority which is set out in column 2 of that Table opposite to the name of the authority.

AuthorityAmount of Grant
Central Scotland Joint Police Board£27,200,000
The Dumfries and Galloway Council£15,753,000
The Fife Council£33,615,000
Grampian Joint Police Board£52,624,000
Lothian and Borders Joint Police Board£100,970,000
Northern Joint Police Board£29,245,000
Strathclyde Joint Police Board£263,229,000
Tayside Joint Police Board£43,992,000

Payment of grant

4.  The police grant payable to an authority by virtue of this Order for the financial year 2008 2009 shall be paid to that authority in monthly instalments on the fifteenth day of each month during that year.


A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House,Edinburgh

19th February 2008