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Police (Scotland) Act 1967

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Organisation of Police Forces

    1. Police areas, police authorities and police forces

      1. 1. Police areas.

      2. 2. Police authorities and their functions.

      3. 3.Establishments of police forces

      4. 4. Chief constables.

      5. 5.Assistant chief constables.

      6. 5A. Deputy chief constables—supplentary.

      7. 6. Constables below rank of assistant chief constable.

      8. 7. Ranks.

      9. 8. Police cadets.

      10. 9.Civilian employees.

      11. 10. Land: compulsory acquisition, etc.

    2. General provisions

      1. 11. Aid of one police force by another.

      2. 12. Collaboration agreements.

      3. 12A.Provision of advice and assistance to international organisations etc.

      4. 13. Watching of premises or land under agreement with occupier.

      5. 14. Extra policing of locality where works are being constructed.

      6. 15. Annual and other reports by chief constable.

      7. 16. Declaration to be made by constables on appointment.

    3. General functions and jurisdiction of constables

      1. 17. General functions and jurisdiction of constables.

      2. 18. Jurisdiction of constables as respects execution of warrants in border counties of England and Scotland.

    4. Amalgamations

      1. 19. Schemes for amalgamation of police forces.

      2. 19A.Incorporation of joint police boards.

      3. 20.Power of Secretary of State to make amalgamation schemes.

      4. 21. Amendment and revocation of amalgamation scheme.

      5. 21A. Alteration of local government areas.

      6. 21B.Reorganisation of police areas.

      7. 22. Compensation of officers prejudicially affected by amalgamation scheme.

      8. 23. Chief constables affected by amalgamations or local government reorganisations.

      9. 24. Constables engaged on central service or on overseas police service.

      10. 25. Transitory provisions.

  3. Part II Central Administration and Supervision and Common Services

    1. Functions of the Secretary of State

      1. 26. Regulations as to government and administration of police forces.

      2. 26A.Power to give directions to police authority after adverse report.

      3. 26B. Police efficiency: allocation of funds.

      4. 26C. Duty of compliance.

      5. 27. Regulations for police cadets.

      6. 28. Regulations as to standard of equipment.

      7. 29. Local inquiries.

      8. 30.Appeals against dismissal etc.

      9. 31. Powers of Secretary of State in relation to compulsory retirement of chief constable, etc.

      10. 32.Police grant.

      11. 32A.Grants for expenditure on safeguarding national security.

    2. Inspectors of constabulary

      1. 33. Inspectors of constabulary.

      2. 34. Assistant inspectors and staff officers.

      3. 35.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. Common services

      1. 36.Common services.

      2. 37. Research.

      3. 38. Central service on police duties.

      4. 38A.Constables engaged on service outside their force.

  4. Part III Miscellaneous and General

    1. Remedies and complaints against police

      1. 39. Liability for wrongful acts of constables.

      2. 40. Information as to manner of dealing with complaints.

      3. 40A. Examination of handling of complaints against constables.

    2. Offences and legal proceedings

      1. 41. Assaults on constables, etc.

      2. 42. Causing disaffection.

      3. 43. Impersonation, etc.

      4. 44. Offences by constables.

      5. 45. Warrant to search for police accoutrements and clothing.

    3. Miscellaneous

      1. 46. Rewards.

      2. 47. Criminal statistics.

    4. Supplemental

      1. 48. Regulations, rules and orders.

      2. 49. Financial provisions.

      3. 50. Meaning of “police area”, etc.

      4. 51. General interpretation.

      5. 52. Consequential amendments, repeals and savings.

      6. 53. Short title, extent and commencement.

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE I

      1. . . . . . . . . . ....

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Transitory Provisions for the Purposes of Amalgamation Schemes

      1. 1.All constables of a police force who are transferred by...

      2. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 3.Any register kept in pursuance of any enactment by the...

      4. 4.Subject to the foregoing provisions of this Schedule, anything done...

      5. 5.In this Schedule the expression “transferred force” means the police...

      6. 6.This Schedule shall have effect in relation to an amending...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      APPEALS

      1. Police Appeals Tribunals

        1. 1.(1) In the case of an appeal by a senior...

        2. 2.(1) In the case of an appeal by a constable...

      2. Notice of appeal

        1. 3.An appeal shall be instituted by giving notice of appeal...

      3. Respondent

        1. 4.On any appeal the respondent shall be the person prescribed...

      4. Casting vote

        1. 5.Where there is an equality of voting among the members...

      5. Hearing

        1. 6.(1) A police appeals tribunal may determine a case without...

      6. Effect

        1. 7.(1) Where an appeal is allowed, the order shall take...

      7. Tribunal remuneration and expenses

        1. 8.Members of a police appeals tribunal shall be—

      8. Expenses of proceedings

        1. 9.(1) An appellant shall pay the whole of his own...

      9. Interpretation

        1. 10.In this Schedule— (a) “ senior officer ” means a...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Consequential Amendment of Enactments

      1. The Dogs Act 1906

        1. In section 8(b), for the words “the Police (Scotland) Act,...

      2. The Children and Young Persons Act 1933

        1. In section 107(1), in the definition of “chief officer of...

      3. . . .

      4. . . ..

      5. The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1947

        1. In Schedule 6, the entry relating to section 15 of...

      6. . . .

      7. The Civil Defence Act 1948

        1. In section 4(6)(b), for the words from “section eleven of...

      8. . . .

      9. . . .

      10. The Police Act 1964

        1. . . ..

      11. The Firearms Act 1965

        1. In Schedule 1, in paragraph 2, after the words “the...

      12. The National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Act 1965

        1. In section 77, for the words “the Police (Scotlnad) Act...

      13. The Superannuation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1967

        1. In section 13(3), for the wors from “sections 11A” to...

      14. . . .

    5. Schedule

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