Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994

Suspension of certificateN.I.

3(1)This paragraph applies where at any time it appears to the prisoner escort monitor for the area concerned, that a prisoner custody officer is not a fit and proper person to perform the escort functions.N.I.

(2)The prisoner escort monitor may—

(a)refer the matter to the Secretary of State for a decision under paragraph 4 below; and

(b)in such circumstances as may be prescribed by regulations made by the Secretary of State, suspend the officer’s certificate so far as it authorises the performance of escort functions.

(3)The power to make regulations under this paragraph shall be exercisable by statutory instrument which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.