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Crime and Punishment (Scotland) Act 1997

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2(1)The Police (Scotland) Act 1967 shall be amended in accordance with this paragraph.

(2)Section 6(2) (application of certain provisions to appointments of ranks below assistant chief constable) shall cease to have effect.

(3)In section 17 (general functions and duties of constables)—

(a)in subsection (1), for the words “section 321(1) of the [1975 c. 21.] Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975” there shall be substituted the words “section 135(3) and (4) of the [1995 c. 46.] Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995”; and

(b)in subsection (7)(a) after the word “agreements” there shall be inserted the words “or of section 98 of the [1996 c. 16.] Police Act 1996 (cross-border aid of one police force by another)”.

(4)In section 19(3) (amalgamation schemes) for the words from “reimbursed” to the end there shall be substituted the words “provided for by a grant made to the board under section 32 of this Act”.

(5)In section 41(1)(b)(ii) (penalty for assaults on constables) for the words “section 289B of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975” there shall be substituted the words “section 225(8) of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995”.

(6)In section 46(1)(b) (rewards) after the word “agreements” there shall be inserted the words “or of section 98 of the Police Act 1996 (cross-border aid of one police force by another)”.

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