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(1)The Secretary of State may by regulations—
(a)prescribe the constitution and proceedings of the Police Federations, or
(b)authorise the Federations to make rules concerning such matters relating to their constitution and proceedings as may be specified in the regulations.
(2)Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), regulations under this section may make provision—
(a)with respect to the membership of the Federations;
(b)with respect to the raising of funds by the Federations by voluntary subscription and the use and management of funds derived from such subscriptions;
(c)with respect to the manner in which representations may be made by committees or bodies of the Federations to police authorities, chief officers of police and the Secretary of State;
(d)for the payment by the Secretary of State of expenses incurred in connection with the Federations and for the use by the Federations of premises provided by police authorities for police purposes; and
(e)for modifying any regulations under the M1Police Pensions Act 1976, section 50 above or section 26 of the M2Police (Scotland) Act 1967 in relation to any member of a police force who is the secretary or an officer of a Police Federation and for requiring the appropriate Federation to make contributions in respect of the pay, pension or allowances payable to or in respect of any such person.
[F1(2A)For the purposes of paragraphs (c) and (d) of subsection (2)—
(a)the Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service and the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad shall be treated as police authorities, and
(b)the Director General of the National Criminal Intelligence Service and the Director General of the National Crime Squad shall be treated as chief officers of police,
and the reference in paragraph (d) of that subsection to “police purposes” shall be construed accordingly.]
(3)Regulations under this section may contain such supplementary and transitional provisions as appear to the Secretary of State to be appropriate, including provisions adapting references in any enactment (including this Act) to committees or other bodies of the Federations.
(4)Before making any regulations under this section the Secretary of State shall consult the three Central Committees of the Police Federation to which the regulations will relate, sitting together as a Joint Committee.
(5)A statutory instrument containing regulations under this section shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.
(6)This section applies to police cadets as it applies to members of police forces.
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