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Administration of Justice Act 1973

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10(1)In section 1 of the Metropolitan Police Act 1829 for the words from " and by warrant" to " those several counties" there shall be substituted the words

and from time to time by warrant under his sign manual to appoint during His Majesty's pleasure a Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis to execute the duties of chief officer of the police force hereby established; and any person holding office as Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis at the coming into force of this paragraph shall be deemed to have been appointed under that section as so amended.

(2)Subject to any express amendment or repeal made by this Act, any reference in the Metropolitan Police Act 1829 or in any other enactment passed before the Metropolitan Police Act 1856 to the justices appointed under the Metropolitan Police Act 1829 or to the Commissioners of Police of the Metropolis shall continue to have effect as a reference to the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis.

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