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Police and Magistrates' Courts Act 1994

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15For section 62 (meaning of “police area” etc.) there shall be substituted—

62Meaning of “chief officer of police” etc.

Except where the context otherwise requires, in this Act—

  • “chief officer of police” means—

    (a)

    in relation to a police force maintained under section 2 of this Act, the chief constable,

    (b)

    in relation to the metropolitan police force, the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, and

    (c)

    in relation to the City of London police, the Commissioner of the City of London Police;

  • “City of London police area” means the City of London as defined for the purposes of the Acts relating to the City of London police;

  • “metropolitan police district” means that district as defined in section 76 of the [1963 c. 33.] London Government Act 1963;

  • “police area” (or “police district”) means a police area provided for by section 1 of this Act;

  • “police authority” means—

    (a)

    in relation to a police area listed in Schedule 1A to this Act, the authority established under section 3 of this Act,

    (b)

    in relation to the metropolitan police district, the Secretary of State, and

    (c)

    in relation to the City of London police area, the Common Council;

  • “police force” means a force maintained by a police authority;

  • “police fund” means—

    (a)

    in relation to a force maintained under section 2, the fund kept by that force’s police authority under section 8 of this Act,

    (b)

    in relation to the metropolitan police, the metropolitan police fund, and

    (c)

    in relation to the City of London Police, the fund out of which the expenses of the City police are paid.

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