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The Police Service of Scotland (Conduct) Regulations 2013

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 General

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application

    4. 4.Designation of deputy chief constable

    5. 5.Meaning of misconduct

    6. 6.Suspension

    7. 7.Records

    8. 8.Alleged offences

  3. PART 2 Misconduct investigations

    1. 9.Preliminary investigation procedures

    2. 10.Cases referred to deputy chief constable

    3. 11.Investigating officer’s report

    4. 12.Dismissal of allegations

    5. 13.Documents to be supplied to the constable

    6. 14.Response to misconduct form

  4. PART 3 Misconduct hearings

    1. 15.Arrangement of misconduct hearing

    2. 16.Variation of constable’s decision as to legal representation

    3. 17.Representation at misconduct hearing

    4. 18.Misconduct hearing: preliminary procedure

    5. 19.Procedure at misconduct hearing

    6. 20.Written statements

    7. 21.Adjournments

    8. 22.Hearing in the constable’s absence

    9. 23.Determination on allegation of misconduct

    10. 24.Disposals

    11. 25.Limitations on disposals

  5. PART 4 Appeals

    1. 26.Appeal to the chief constable

    2. 27.Transcript of the hearing

    3. 28.Determination of appeal

  6. PART 5 Revocations, savings and transitional provisions

    1. 29.Revocations, savings and transitional provisions

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Conduct constituting misconduct

      1. 1.Conduct likely to bring discredit on the police, including—

      2. 2.Failure to comply, without good and sufficient cause, with a...

      3. 3.Failure to report any matter which it is the constable’s...

      4. 4.Neglect of duty.

      5. 5.Wilful or careless falsehood.

      6. 6.Malingering.

      7. 7.Being absent from duty, or late for duty, without leave....

      8. 8.Contravention of regulation 5 of the Police Service of Scotland...

      9. 9.Having been found guilty of a criminal offence in a...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Revocations, savings and transitional provisions

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Revocation, savings and modification of the 1996 Regulations

      3. 3.(1) Despite their revocation by paragraph 2, the 1996 Regulations...

      4. 4.Transitional provisions

      5. 5.In relation to a case in relation to which the...

      6. 6.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies to an individual who—

      7. 7.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies to an individual who—

      8. 8.(1) This paragraph applies to— (a) a decision to dismiss...

      9. 9.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies to a transferred constable who, immediately...

      10. 10.Modifications

      11. 11.Revocation

  8. Explanatory Note

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