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Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000

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Code of practice on appointment of independent members

6(1)In exercising functions under paragraphs 4 and 5, a council and the Board shall have regard to any code of practice under this paragraph.

(2)The Secretary of State may issue, and from time to time revise, a code of practice containing guidance as to the exercise by councils and the Board of their functions under paragraphs 4 and 5.

(3)Before issuing, or revising, a code of practice under this paragraph, the Secretary of State shall consult—

(a)the Board;

(b)district councils; and

(c)the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland.

(4)The Secretary of State shall arrange for any code of practice issued or revised under this paragraph to be published in such manner as appears to him to be appropriate.

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