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Police and Magistrates' Courts Act 1994

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Police

    1. Chapter I Principal amendments of Police Act 1964

      1. Police areas

        1. 1.Police areas

      2. Forces outside London

        1. 2.Police forces and police authorities

        2. 3.Membership of police authorities etc

        3. 4.Functions of police authorities

        4. 5.Chief constables

        5. 6.Deputy and assistant chief constables

        6. 7.Other members of police forces

        7. 8.Police fund

        8. 9.Supply of goods and services

        9. 10.Civilian employees

        10. 11.Appointment of officers

        11. 12.Questions by local councillors

      3. General

        1. 13.Provision of advice and assistance to international organisations etc

        2. 14.Alteration of police areas

        3. 15.Functions of Secretary of State

        4. 16.Reports from police authorities

        5. 17.Police grant and other grants

        6. 18.Regulations for police forces

        7. 19.Appeals against dismissal etc

        8. 20.Inspectors of constabulary

        9. 21.Reports from inspectors of constabulary

        10. 22.Assistant inspectors and staff officers

        11. 23.Common services

        12. 24.Grants by local authorities

        13. 25.Acceptance of gifts and loans

        14. 26.Police officers engaged on service outside their force

    2. Chapter II Other provisions about the police

      1. Financial provisions

        1. 27.Precepts

        2. 28.Approval of decisions about precepts

        3. 29.Directions as to minimum budget

        4. 30.Revenue accounts and capital finance

        5. 31.Financial administration

        6. 32.Initial financing of new police authorities

        7. 33.Validation of past grants

      2. Complaints against and conduct of police officers

        1. 34.Reference of matters other than complaints to Complaints Authority

        2. 35.Steps to be taken after investigation of complaint

        3. 36.Powers of Complaints Authority as to disciplinary proceedings

        4. 37.Repeal of certain provisions about discipline

        5. 38.Saving for certain complaints procedures

      3. Reorganisation of local government

        1. 39.Police areas in England: alterations under Local Government Act 1992

        2. 40.Police areas in Wales: alterations under Local Government Act 1972

      4. Miscellaneous

        1. 41.Metropolitan police: assistant commissioners

        2. 42.Application of Firearms Act 1968 to civilian staff

        3. 43.Application to police authorities of enactments relating to local authorities etc

        4. 44.Minor and consequential amendments

        5. 45.Application of certain provisions to new police authorities

        6. 46.Interpretation of Part I

  3. Part II Police (Scotland)

    1. 47.Constitution of police force

    2. 48.Deputy and assistant chief constables

    3. 49.Civilian employees

    4. 50.Provision of advice and assistance to international organisations etc

    5. 51.Chief constables' annual reports

    6. 52.Regulations for police forces

    7. 53.Fixed term appointments etc

    8. 54.Power of Secretary of State to give directions to police authorities

    9. 55.Appeals against dismissal etc

    10. 56.Expenditure in safeguarding national security

    11. 57.Duty of inspectors of constabulary

    12. 58.Assistant inspectors of constabulary and staff officers to inspectors of constabulary

    13. 59.Common services

    14. 60.Constables engaged on service outside their force

    15. 61.Examination of handling of complaints against constables

    16. 62.Transmission of criminal statistics

    17. 63.Other amendments of 1967 Act

    18. 64.Delegation of functions of Scottish police authority

    19. 65.Interpretation of Part II

  4. Part III Police (Northern Ireland)

    1. 66.Regulations for administration, etc. of Royal Ulster Constabulary

    2. 67.Regulations for administration, etc. of reserve constables

    3. 68.Minor and consequential amendments

  5. Part IV Magistrates' courts

    1. Magistrates' courts committees

      1. 69.Alteration of magistrates' courts committee areas

      2. 70.Constitution of magistrates' courts committees

      3. 71.Regulations as to constitution etc. of magistrates' courts committees

      4. 72.Supplementary provisions as to magistrates' courts committees

      5. 73.General powers and duties of magistrates' courts committees

      6. 74.Reports and plans

    2. Justices' chief executives, justices' clerks and staff

      1. 75.Appointment and functions of justices' chief executive

      2. 76.Appointment and removal of justices' clerks

      3. 77.Justices' chief executives and justices' clerks to be employed under contracts of service

      4. 78.Independence of justices' clerk and staff in relation to legal functions

    3. Inner London area

      1. 79.Magistrates' courts committee for inner London area

      2. 80.Organisation of justices' clerks in inner London area

      3. 81.Division of work in inner London area

      4. 82.Pensions etc. of justices' chief executive, justices' clerks and staff in inner London area

    4. Administrative and financial arrangements

      1. 83.Administrative and financial arrangements for magistrates' courts

      2. 84.Local authority land appropriated to magistrates' courts purposes

      3. 85.Regulations as to accounts and audit

    5. Inspectors of the magistrates' courts service

      1. 86.Inspectors of the magistrates' courts service

      2. 87.Powers of inspectors

    6. Default powers

      1. 88.Default powers

    7. Studies by Audit Commission

      1. 89.Studies by Audit Commission

    8. General

      1. 90.Regulations under Justices of the Peace Act 1979

      2. 91.Minor and consequential amendments

      3. 92.Interpretation of Part IV

  6. Part V Supplementary

    1. 93.Repeals

    2. 94.Commencement and transitional provisions

    3. 95.Police: co-operation on implementation

    4. 96.Extent

    5. 97.Short title

  7. Schedules:

    1. Schedule 1

      Schedule to be inserted in Police Act 1964: police areas.

    2. Schedule 2

      Schedules to be inserted in Police Act 1964: police authorities.

    3. Schedule 3

      Schedule to be inserted in Police Act 1964: appeals tribunals.

    4. Schedule 4

      Application to police authorities of enactments relating to local authorities.

      1. Part I Amendments of local government enactments.

      2. Part II Amendments of other enactments.

    5. Schedule 5

      Police: minor and consequential amendments.

      1. Part I Amendments of Police Act 1964.

      2. Part II Amendments of other enactments.

    6. Schedule 6

      Schedule to be inserted in Police (Scotland) Act 1967: appeals tribunals.

    7. Schedule 7

      Continuing functions of Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District in relation to pensions etc. of court staff.

    8. Schedule 8

      Magistrates' courts: minor and consequential amendments.

      1. Part I Amendments of Justices of the Peace Act 1979.

      2. Part II Amendments of other enactments.

    9. Schedule 9

      Repeals.

      1. Part I Police.

      2. Part II Magistrates' courts.

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