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Police Act 1996

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4Membership of police authorities etc

(1)Subject to subsection (2), each police authority established under section 3 shall consist of seventeen members.

(2)The Secretary of State may by order provide in relation to a police authority specified in the order that the number of its members shall be a specified odd number greater than seventeen.

(3)A statutory instrument containing an order under subsection (2) shall be laid before Parliament after being made.

(4)Schedules 2 and 3 shall have effect in relation to police authorities established under section 3 and the appointment of their members.

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