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Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000

Section 2: The Northern Ireland Policing Board

9.This section provides for the establishment of a Northern Ireland Policing Board to replace the Police Authority for Northern Ireland. The Police Authority is dissolved on the creation of the Board (subsection (3)).

10.The detail of the Policing Board’s status, membership, constitution (including arrangements for appointment under direct rule and devolved government), staff, funding and procedural matters are set out in Schedule 1 to the Act. These matters are described more fully in the note on Schedule 1.

11.Subsection (4) and Schedule 2 of the Act deal with the transfer of property, liabilities and staff of the Police Authority to the Board.

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