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Private Security Industry Act 2001

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. The Security Industry Authority

    1. 1. The Security Industry Authority

    2. 2. Directions etc. by the Secretary of State

  3. Licence requirement

    1. 3. Conduct prohibited without a licence

    2. 4. Exemptions from licensing requirement

    3. 5. Offence of using unlicensed security operative

    4. 6. Offence of using unlicensed wheel-clampers

  4. Licensing functions of the Authority

    1. 7. Licensing criteria

    2. 8. Licences to engage in licensable conduct

    3. 9. Licence conditions

    4. 10. Revocation and modification of licences

    5. 11. Appeals in licensing matters

    6. 12. Register of licences

    7. 13. Licensing at local authority level

  5. Approved contractors

    1. 14. Register of approved contractors

    2. 15. Arrangements for the grant of approvals

    3. 16. Right to use approved status

    4. 17. Imposition of requirements for approval

    5. 18. Appeals relating to approvals

  6. Entry, inspection and information

    1. 19. Powers of entry and inspection

    2. 20. Guidance as to exercise of power of entry

    3. 21. Access to enhanced criminal records certificates

    4. 22. False information

  7. Supplemental

    1. 23. Criminal liability of directors etc

    2. 24. Orders and regulations

    3. 25. Interpretation

    4. 26. Short title, commencement and extent

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      The Security Industry Authority

      1. 1.Membership and chairman

      2. 2.Tenure of office

      3. 3.The Secretary of State may remove a person from office...

      4. 4.A person who ceases (otherwise than by virtue of paragraph...

      5. 5.Remuneration, pensions etc. of members

      6. 6.Staff etc.

      7. 7.(1) The Authority shall pay to its employees such remuneration...

      8. 8.Committees

      9. 9.Delegation to committees and staff

      10. 10.Proceedings

      11. 11.The validity of any proceedings of the Authority, or of...

      12. 12.Application of seal and evidence

      13. 13.A document purporting to be— (a) duly executed by the...

      14. 14.Money

      15. 15.(1) The Authority may impose such charges as it considers...

      16. 16.(1) The Authority shall— (a) keep proper accounts and proper...

      17. 17.Annual report

      18. 18.The Public Records Act 1958 (c. 51)

      19. 19.The Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c. 13)

      20. 20.The Superannuation Act 1972 (c. 11)

      21. 21.The House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24)

      22. 22.The Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25)

      23. 23.The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)

      24. 24.Interpretation

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Activities liable to control under the Act

      1. Part 1 Activities of security operatives

        1. 1.General

        2. 2.Manned guarding

        3. 3.Immobilisation of vehicles

        4. 4.Private investigations

        5. 5.Security consultants

        6. 6.Keyholders

      2. Part 2 Activities subject to additional controls

        1. 7.General

        2. 8.Door supervisors etc for public houses, clubs and comparable venues

        3. 9.Immobilisation of vehicles

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