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Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000

Schedule 2: Transfer of Functions, Assets, Liabilities and Staff of Police Authority for Northern Ireland

103.This Schedule provides for the Policing Board to exercise the functions, hold the property, have the rights and liabilities and employ the staff, which were the responsibility of the Police Authority for Northern Ireland, upon the dissolution of that Authority.  Paragraph 4 transfers the employment of directly employed staff from the Police Authority to the Board.  This applies to staff working directly to the Police Authority and to police support staff who are under the direction and control of the Chief Constable.  The latter group will remain under the direction and control of the Chief Constable.  Paragraph 5 transfers the secondment of civil servants from the Police Authority to the Policing Board.  Those civil servants seconded to the Police Authority who are under the direction and control of the Chief Constable will continue in that capacity.  Secondees working for the Authority will work for the Board upon transfer.

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