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Part IU.K. Relevant authorities for the purposes of ss. 28 and 29

Police forces etc.U.K.

1U.K.Any police force.

[F1[F21AU.K.The Civil Nuclear Constabulary.]]

[F32U.K.The National Crime Agency.]

Textual Amendments

F42AU.K.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F53U.K.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

4U.K.The Serious Fraud Office.

[F64AU.K.F7. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

4BU.K.The force comprising the constables appointed under article 3 of the Mersey Docks and Harbour (Police) Order 1975 M1 on the nomination of the Mersey Docks and Harbour Company.]

The intelligence servicesU.K.

5U.K.Any of the intelligence services.

The armed forcesU.K.

6U.K.Any of Her Majesty’s forces.

[F8Revenue and Customs]U.K.

Textual Amendments

F8Sch. 1 para. 7 and cross-heading substituted (15.2.2008) for Sch. 1 paras. 7, 8 and cross-heading by Serious Crime Act 2007 (c. 27), ss. 88, 94, Sch. 12 para. 28; S.I. 2008/219, art. 2(b)

[F97U.K.Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs.]

Textual Amendments

F9Sch. 1 para. 7 and cross-heading substituted (15.2.2008) for Sch. 1 paras. 7, 8 and cross-heading by Serious Crime Act 2007 (c. 27), ss. 88, 94, Sch. 12 para. 28; S.I. 2008/219, art. 2(b)

F108U.K.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Government departmentsU.K.

F119U.K.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F11Sch. 1 Pt. I: by S.I. 2002/794, art. 5(1)(2), Sch. 1 para. 39, Sch. 2 (with arts. 5(3), 6) it is provided (27.3.2002) that the entry relating to the “Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food” is repealed and the words “The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs” inserted at the appropriate place

F129ZAU.K.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F139ZBU.K.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

[F149ZC.U.K.The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.]

[F159AU.K.The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.]

F1610U.K.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

[F17The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.]

Textual Amendments

F17Sch. 1 Pt. I: by S.I. 2002/2626, art. 20, Sch. 2 para. 24(a)(b) it is provided (25.11.2002) that the entry relating to the “Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions” is repealed, and the words “The Department for Transport” and “the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister” inserted at the appropriate place

F18...

[F11The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.]

F1911U.K.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F19Sch. 1 Pt. I: by S.I. 2001/2568, art. 18 it is provided that the entry relating to the “Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions” is repealed and the words “The Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions” inserted at the appropriate place

12U.K.The Department of Health [F20and Social Care] .

13U.K.The Home Office.

[F2113ZAU.K.The Ministry of Justice]

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F2213AU.K.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F2314U.K.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F23Sch. 1 Pt. I: by S.I. 2002/1397, art. 12, Sch. para. 16 it is provided (27.6.2002) that the entry relating to the Department of Social Security is repealed and the words “The Department for Work and Pensions” inserted at the appropriate place

F2415U.K.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

[F17The Department for Transport.]

F17. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F25. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F25By The Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Directed Surveillance and Covert Human Intelligence Sources) Order 2010 (S.I. 2010/521), art. 2(2)(c) (with art. 9) it is provided (6.4.2010) that, in Pt. 1 of Sch. 1, "para. 15B (the Department for Work and Pensions)" is omitted.

[F26The Welsh Assembly Government]U.K.

Textual Amendments

F26Sch. 1 para. 16 and cross-heading substituted (the amendment coming into force immediately after the end of "the initial period" (which ended with the day of the first appointment of a First Minister on 25.5.2007) in accordance with art. 1(2)(3) of the amending S.I. and see ss. 46, 161(5) of Government of Wales Act 2006 (c. 32)) by The Government of Wales Act 2006 (Consequential Modifications and Transitional Provisions) Order 2007 (S.I. 2007/1388), arts. 1(2)(3), 3, Sch. 1 para. 76(3)

[F2716U.K.The Welsh Assembly Government.]

Textual Amendments

F27Sch. 1 para. 16 and cross-heading substituted (the amendment coming into force immediately after the end of "the initial period" (which ended with the day of the first appointment of a First Minister on 25.5.2007) in accordance with art. 1(2)(3) of the amending S.I. and see ss. 46, 161(5) of Government of Wales Act 2006 (c. 32)) by The Government of Wales Act 2006 (Consequential Modifications and Transitional Provisions) Order 2007 (S.I. 2007/1388), arts. 1(2)(3), 3, Sch. 1 para. 76(3)

Local authoritiesU.K.

[F2817U.K.Any county council or district council in England, a London borough council, the Common Council of the City of London in its capacity as a local authority, the Council of the Isles of Scilly, and any county council or county borough council in Wales.]

[F29[F3017AU.K.Any fire and rescue authority under the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004 M2.]]

Other bodiesU.K.

[F3117BU.K.The Charity Commission.]

18U.K.The Environment Agency.

[F3218A.U.K.The Marine Management Organisation.]

[F3319U.K.The Financial Conduct Authority.

Textual Amendments

F33 Sch. 1 paras. 19, 19A substituted for Sch. 1 para. 19 (1.4.2013) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 18 para. 88 (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

19AU.K.The Prudential Regulation Authority.]

Textual Amendments

F33 Sch. 1 paras. 19, 19A substituted for Sch. 1 para. 19 (1.4.2013) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 122(3), Sch. 18 para. 88 (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

20U.K.The Food Standards Agency.

[F34[F3520AU.K.Gambling Commission]

[F3620BU.K.The Competition and Markets Authority.]

20CU.K.The Office of the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland.

20DU.K.F37. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .]

[F3820EU.K.The [F39 Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority ] .

[F4020FU.K.The Care Quality Commission.]]

[F4120GU.K.The Health and Safety Executive.]

F4221U.K.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F42Sch. 1 Pt. I entry no. 21 repealed (15.11.2001) by S.I. 2001/3686, art. 6(17)(b)

22U.K.F43. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F43Sch. 1 para. 22 repealed (3.7.2002) by S.I. 2002/1555, art. 26

23U.K.F44. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

[F4523AU.K.The Office of Communications.]

Textual Amendments

F45Sch. 1 para. 23A inserted (29.12.2003) by Communications Act 2003 (c. 21), ss. 406, 411, Sch. 17 para. 161(3) (with transitional provisions in Sch. 18); S.I. 2003/3142, art. 3(1) Sch. 1 {subject to art. 3(3)}

[Northern Ireland authoritiesU.K.

Extent Information

E1Sch. 1 Pt. 1 paras. 23A-23D and heading 'Northern Ireland authorities' inserted (2.7.2002) by Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2002 (S.R. 2002/183), arts. 1, 3

23AU.K.The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

23BU.K.The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment.

23CU.K.The Department of the Environment.

23DU.K.Any district council (within the meaning of section 44 of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 M3).

Marginal Citations

[F4623EU.K.The Department of Justice.]]

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