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Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984

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(1)The Secretary of State may make regulations as to the procedure to be followed under this Part of this Act.

(2)It shall be the duty of the Secretary of State to provide by regulations—

(a)that, subject to such exceptions as may be specified by the regulations, a chief officer of police shall furnish, in accordance with such procedure as may be so specified, a copy of, or of the record of, a complaint against a member of the police force for his area—

(i)to the person by or on behalf of whom the complaint was made ; and

(ii)to the officer against whom it was made ;

(b)procedures for the informal resolution of complaints of such descriptions as may be specified in the regulations, and for giving the person who made the complaint a record of the outcome of any such procedure if he applies for one within such period as the regulations may provide;

(c)procedures for giving a police officer against whom a complaint is made which falls to be resolved informally an opportunity to comment orally or in writing on the complaint;

(d)for cases in which any provision of this Part of this Act is not to apply where a complaint, other than a complaint which falls to be resolved by an informal procedure, is withdrawn or the complainant indicates that he does not wish any further steps to be taken ;

(e)for enabling the Authority to dispense with any requirement of this Part of this Act;

(f)procedures for the reference or submission of complaints or other matters to the Authority ;

(g)for the time within which the Authority are to give a notification under section 89(3) above ;

(h)that the Authority shall be supplied with such information or documents of such description as may be specified in the regulations at such time or in such circumstances as may be so specified ;

(j)that any action or decision of the Authority which they take in consequence of their receipt of a memorandum under section 90 above shall be notified if it is an action or decision of a description specified in the regulations, to the person concerned and that, in connection with such a notification, the Authority shall have power to furnish him with any relevant information;

(k)that chief officers of police shall have power to delegate any functions conferred on them by or by virtue of the foregoing provisions of this Part of this Act, other than their functions under section 94(3) above.

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