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Section 115.

SCHEDULE 14E+W+S+N.I. Exercise of Officers’ Powers

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C1Schs. 7, 8, 14 extended (with modifications) (coming into force in accordance with art. 1(2) of the extending S.I.) by The Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (Juxtaposed Controls) Order 2003 (S.I. 2003/2818), art. 11(1)(b), Sch. 2

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1In this Schedule an “officer” means—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)an authorised officer within the meaning given by [F1the terrorist cash provisions], and

(b)an examining officer within the meaning of Schedule 7.

[F2and “the terrorist cash provisions” means Schedule 1 to the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001.]

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F1Words in Sch. 14 para. 1(a) substituted (20.12.2001) by 2001 c. 24, s. 2(5)(a), S.I. 2001/4019, art. 2(1)(b)

2An officer may enter a vehicle (within the meaning of section 121) for the purpose of exercising any of the functions conferred on him by virtue of this Act [F3or the terrorist cash provisions].E+W+S+N.I.

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F3Words in Sch. 14 para. 2 inserted (20.12.2001) by 2001 c. 24, s. 2(6); S.I. 2001/4019, art. 2(1)(b)

3An officer may if necessary use reasonable force for the purpose of exercising a power conferred on him by virtue of this Act (apart from paragraphs 2 and 3 of Schedule 7) [F4or the terrorist cash provisions].E+W+S+N.I.

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F4Words in Sch. 14 para. 3 inserted (20.12.2001) by 2001 c. 24, s. 2(6); S.I. 2001/4019, art. 2(1)(b)

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4(1)Information acquired by an officer may be supplied—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)to the Secretary of State for use in relation to immigration;

(b)to the Commissioners of Customs and Excise or a customs officer;

(c)to a constable;

[F5(d)to the Serious Organised Crime Agency;]

F5(e)to a person specified by order of the Secretary of State for use of a kind specified in the order.

(2)Information acquired by a customs officer or an immigration officer may be supplied to an examining officer within the meaning of Schedule 7.

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F5Sch. 14 para. 4(1)(d) substituted (1.4.2006 subject to art. 4(2)-(7) of the commencing S.I.) by Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (c. 15), s. 59, Sch. 4 para. 130; S.I. 2006/378, art. 4(1), Sch.

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5An officer shall perform functions conferred on him by virtue of this Act [F6or the terrorist cash provisions] in accordance with any relevant code of practice in operation under paragraph 6.E+W+S+N.I.

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F6Words in Sch. 14 para. 5 inserted (20.12.2001) by 2001 c. 24, s. 2(7); S.I. 2001/4019, art. 2(1)(b)

6(1)The Secretary of State shall issue codes of practice about the exercise by officers of functions conferred on them by virtue of this Act [F7or the terrorist cash provisions].E+W+S+N.I.

(2)The failure by an officer to observe a provision of a code shall not of itself make him liable to criminal or civil proceedings.

(3)A code—

(a)shall be admissible in evidence in criminal and civil proceedings, and

(b)shall be taken into account by a court or tribunal in any case in which it appears to the court or tribunal to be relevant.

(4)The Secretary of State may revise a code and issue the revised code.

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Commencement Information

I1Sch. 14 para. 6 wholly in force at 19.2.2001; Sch. 14 para. 6 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 128; Sch. 14 para. 6(1)(4) in force at 12.10.2000 by S.I. 2000/2800, art. 2(d)(ii); Sch. 14 para. 6 in force at 19.2.2001 in so far as not already in force by S.I. 2001/421, art. 2

7(1)Before issuing a code of practice the Secretary of State shall—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)publish a draft code,

(b)consider any representations made to him about the draft, and

(c)if he thinks it appropriate, modify the draft in the light of any representations made to him.

(2)The Secretary of State shall lay a draft of the code before Parliament.

(3)When the Secretary of State has laid a draft code before Parliament he may bring it into operation by order.

(4)This paragraph has effect in relation to the issue of a revised code as it has effect in relation to the first issue of a code.

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