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Police Act 1964

1964 CHAPTER 48

An Act to re-enact with modifications certain enactments relating to police forces in England and Wales, to amend the Police (Scotland) Act 1956, and to make further provision with respect to the police.

[10th June 1964]F1

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F1Act (except ss. 37, 60-65, Sch. 5 and the provisions of Sch. 9 other than the entry relating to the Children and Young Persons Act 1933) repealed (22.8.1996) by 1996 c. 16, ss. 103(3), 104(1), Sch. 9 Pt. I

Ss. 37, 60-62, 64 (except subsection (2)), 65(2)-(4), Sch. 5 repealed (1.4.1999) by 1996 c. 16, s. 103(3), Sch. 9 Pt. II; S.I. 1999/533, art. 2(a)

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Part IE+W Organisation of Police Forces

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Part IIE+W Central Supervision, Direction and Facilities

Functions of Secretary of StateE+W

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Part IIIE+W+S Police Representative Institutions

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Part IVE+W+S Miscellaneous and General

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OffencesE+W

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F11764 Interpretation, repeals and transitional provisions.E+W+S

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(2)References in this Act to any enactment shall be construed as references to that enactment as amended, and as including references thereto as extended or applied, by any subsequent enactment.

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Amendments (Textual)

F117S. 64 (except s. 64(2)) repealed (1.4.1999) by 1996 c. 16, s. 103(3), Sch. 9 Pt. II; S.I. 1999/533, art. 2(a)

65 Short title, commencement and extent.E+W+S

(1)This Act may be cited as the Police Act 1964.

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(5)The following provisions of this Act extend to Scotland, namely, Part III; . . . F120; section 63 and Schedule 9, so far as they relate to enactments extending to Scotland; section 64 and Part II of Schedule 10; and this section.

(6)This Act does not extend to Northern Ireland.

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SCHEDULES

Schedule 1AE+W POLICE AREAS

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Schedule 1BE+W POLICE AUTHORITIES ESTABLISHED UNDER SECTION 3

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F136Schedule 1CE+W POLICE AUTHORITIES: SELECTION OF INDEPENDENT MEMBERS

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Section 18.

SCHEDULE 2E+W Form of Declaration

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SCHEDULES 6E+W. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Section 63

X1SCHEDULE 9E+W+S Minor and Consequential Amendments

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X1The text of Sch. 9 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and, except as specified, does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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The M39Metropolitan Police Act 1886.In section 2 for the words “Minister of Health” there shall be substituted the words “Secretary of State”.
The M40Riot (Damages) Act 1886Throughout the Act for the words “police authority” there shall be substituted the words “compensatio n authority”.
In section 2(1), for the words “the police rate” there shall be substituted the words “the police fund”.
In section 5, in subsection (1), for the words from “moneys held by them” to “the said moneys” there shall be substituted the words “the police fund, and shall also pay out of the said fund” ; in subsection (3) for the words “riot expenses” there shall be substituted the words “any compensation, costs and expenses payable under subsection (1) of this section”; and subsection (4) shall be omitted.
In section 9, for the words from “means one of the districts” to “assigned to them” there shall be substituted the words and the expression “police fund” have the same meaning as in the Police Act 1964 and the expression “compensation authority”means—
(a) in relation to a district for which the police authority is a committee of the council of a county or borough, that council;
(b) in relation to the metropolitan police district, the Reciever for that district; and
(c) in relation to any other district, the police authority.
The M41Metropolitan Police (Reciever) Act 1895.In section 1 for the words “absent from his duties” there shall be substituted the words “unable to act whether by reason of absence or otherwise”.
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F159. . .F159 . . .
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F155. . .F155. . .
F162. . .F162. . .
The M42Local Government (Miscllaneous Provisions) Act 1953.In section 18, after subsection (2) there shall be added thew following subsection— “(3)– In relation to a council of any county or county borough any reference in paragraph (a) or (b of subsection (1) of section 1 of this Act to the authority, and any references in paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of section 2 of this Act to the local authority, shall be construed as including a reference to a police authority which is a committee of that council”.
F155. . .F155. . .
The M43Local Government Act 1958.In section 60(2), after the words “the Act of 1933” there shall be inserted the words “or of any order under Part I of the Police Act 1964”; and for the words “that Act” there shall be substituted the words “the Act of 1933”.
F155. . .F155. . .
The M44Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Act 1963.In Schedule 2, in paragraph 1, sub–paragraph (5) shall be omitted.
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Amendments (Textual)

F154Sch. 9: entry relating to the Metropolitan Police Act 1839 repealed by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1974 (c. 22), s. 1, Sch. Pt. XI, and expressed to be repealed by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1989 (c. 43), s. 1(1), Sch. 1 Pt. I

F155Sch. 9: entries relating to the City of London Police Act 1839, the Town Police Clauses Act 1847, the National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Act 1946, the Homicide Act 1957 and the Road Traffic and Roads Improvement Act 1960, repealed by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1989 (c. 43), s. 1(1), Sch. 1 Pt. I

F156Entry relating to The Juries Act 1870 repealed by Criminal Justice Act 1972 (c.71, S I F 39:1), s. 64(2), Sch. 6 Pt. I

F157Entry relating to Metropolitan Police Staff (Superannuation) Act 1875 repealed by Statute Law Repeals Act 1974 (c. 22), s. 1, Sch. Pt. XI

F158Sch. 9: entry relating to “Children and Young Persons Act 1933”repealed (22.8.1996) by 1996 c. 16, ss. 103(3), 104(1), Sch. 9

F159Entry relating to the Local Government Act 1933 repealed by S.I. 1974/595, art. 3(22), Sch. 1 Pt.I

F160Entry relating to Firearms Act 1937 repealed by Firearms Act 1968 (c. 27, S I F 51:1), s. 59(1), Sch. 7

F161Sch. 9: entry relating to “Police (Overseas Service) Act 1945”repealed (1.4.1995) by 1994 c. 29, s. 93, Sch. 9 Pt. I; S.I. 1994/3262, art. 4, Sch.

F162Entry relating to the Police Pensions Act 1948 repealed by Police Act 1976(c. 35, S I F 95), s. 13(2), Sch. 3

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M3949 & 50 Vict. 22

M4049 & 50 Vict. c. 38

M4158 & 59 Vict c. 12

M421 &2 Eliz. 2. c. 26.

M436 & 7 Eliz. 2. c. 55

M44 c. 55

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Section 64.

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