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Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001

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Section 128

SCHEDULE 6Minor and consequential amendments relating to NCIS and NCS

This schedule has no associated Explanatory Notes

Part 1The 1997 Act

1The 1997 Act shall be amended in accordance with this Part.

2In section 1 (the NCIS Service Authority)—

(a)in subsection (4) (persons to be consulted before order made expanding the Authority)—

(i)the word “and” at the end of paragraph (d) shall be omitted; and

(ii)after that paragraph there shall be inserted—

(da)the Director-General of the Security Service; and;

and

(b)in subsection (7), for “Schedule 2” there shall be substituted “Schedules 2 and 2A”.

3In section 2 (general functions of the NCIS Service Authority and NCIS), in subsection (6), the words “or under Schedule 3” shall be omitted.

4In section 3 (objectives determined by NCIS Service Authority), in subsection (4) (persons to be consulted before objectives determined)—

(a)the word “and” at the end of paragraph (c) shall be omitted; and

(b)at the end of paragraph (d) there shall be inserted ; and

(e)the Director-General of the Security Service.

5In section 4 (service plans), in subsection (5) (persons to be sent copy of plan)—

(a)the word “and” at the end of paragraph (f) shall be omitted; and

(b)after that paragraph there shall be inserted—

(fa)the Director-General of the Security Service; and.

6In section 5 (annual reports), in subsection (3) (persons to be sent copy of report)—

(a)the word “and” at the end of paragraph (f) shall be omitted; and

(b)after that paragraph there shall be inserted—

(fa)the Director-General of the Security Service; and.

7In section 6 (appointment of Director General of NCIS), in subsection (4)(b), the words “local authority” and “(as defined in paragraph 14 of that Schedule)” shall be omitted.

8In section 9 (members of NCIS), in subsection (8) (delegation of powers of appointment to Director General), for the words from “Where” to “that order” there shall be substituted “The NCIS Service Authority shall exercise its powers under Schedule 2A”.

9In section 26 (setting of objectives by Secretary of State), in subsection (2) (persons to be consulted before objectives are set)—

(a)the word “and” at the end of paragraph (g) shall be omitted; and

(b)after that paragraph there shall be inserted—

(ga)the Director-General of the Security Service; and.

10In section 41 (arrangements for consultation)—

(a)in subsection (1) (persons to be consulted by NCIS Service Authority)—

(i)the word “and” at the end of paragraph (c) shall be omitted; and

(ii)after that paragraph there shall be inserted—

(ca)the Director-General of the Security Service; and;

and

(b)in subsection (2) (persons to be consulted by Director General of NCIS)—

(i)the word “and” at the end of paragraph (e) shall be omitted; and

(ii)after that paragraph there shall be inserted—

(ea)the Director-General of the Security Service; and.

11In section 47 (the NCS Service Authority)—

(a)in subsection (4) (persons to be consulted before order made expanding the Authority)—

(i)the word “and” at the end of paragraph (b) shall be omitted; and

(ii)at the end of paragraph (c) there shall be inserted , and

(d)the Commissioners of Customs and Excise.;

and

(b)in subsection (7), for “Schedule 2” there shall be substituted “Schedules 2 and 2A”.

12In section 48 (general functions of NCS Service Authority and the National Crime Squad), in subsection (7), the words “or under Schedule 5” shall be omitted.

13In section 49 (objectives determined by the NCS Service Authority), in subsection (4) (persons to be consulted before objectives determined)—

(a)the word “and” at the end of paragraph (b) shall be omitted; and

(b)after that paragraph there shall be inserted—

(ba)the Commissioners of Customs and Excise; and

14In section 50 (service plans), in subsection (5) (persons to be sent copy of plan)—

(a)the word “and” at the end of paragraph (d) shall be omitted; and

(b)at the end of paragraph (e) there shall be inserted ; and

(f)the Commissioners of Customs and Excise.

15In section 51 (annual reports), in subsection (3) (persons to be sent copy of report)—

(a)the word “and” at the end of paragraph (d) shall be omitted; and

(b)at the end of paragraph (e) there shall be inserted ; and

(f)the Commissioners of Customs and Excise.

16In section 52 (appointment of Director General of National Crime Squad), in subsection (4)(b), the words “local authority” and “(as defined in paragraph 14 of that Schedule)” shall be omitted.

17In section 55 (members of National Crime Squad), in subsection (8) (delegation of powers of appointment to Director General), for “section 101 (and section 107) of the Local Government Act 1972” there shall be substituted “Schedule 2A”.

18In section 71 (setting of objectives by Secretary of State), in subsection (2) (persons to be consulted before objectives are set)—

(a)the word “and” at the end of paragraph (e) shall be omitted; and

(b)at the end of paragraph (f) there shall be inserted ; and

(g)the Commissioners of Customs and Excise.

19In section 85 (arrangements for consultation)—

(a)in subsection (1) (persons to be consulted by NCS Service Authority)—

(i)the word “and” at the end of paragraph (b) shall be omitted; and

(ii)after that paragraph there shall be inserted—

(ba)the Commissioners of Customs and Excise; and; and

(b)in subsection (2) (persons to be consulted by Director General of NCS)—

(i)the word “and” at the end of paragraph (b) shall be omitted; and

(ii)after that paragraph there shall be inserted—

(ba)the Commissioners of Customs and Excise; and.

20(1)In Schedule 2 (other provisions about members of Service Authorities), in paragraph 3(1) (disqualification by reason of employment with Service Authority etc.), for paragraph (a) there shall be substituted—

(a)he is—

(i)a member of NCIS or of the National Crime Squad, or

(ii)an employee or officer of the Authority (who is not such a member);.

(2)In paragraph 6 of that Schedule (resignation), in sub-paragraph (2)—

(a)in paragraph (b), for “7(g)” there shall be substituted “6A”; and

(b)in paragraph (c), for “7(f) or 8(1)(h)” there shall be substituted “7(a) or 8(1)(ha)”.

(3)In paragraph 7 of that Schedule (circumstances in which persons automatically cease to be members)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (1), for “7(c), (d) or (e), 8(1)(e), (f) or (g), 9(b)” there shall be substituted “7(a) or (b), 8(1)(e), (f) or (g), 9(1)(b)”;

(b)in sub-paragraph (3), for “7(f) or 8(1)(h)” there shall be substituted “7(a) or (b) or 8(1)(h) or (ha)”;

(c)in sub-paragraph (4)—

(i)after “7(a) or (b)”, there shall be inserted “(by virtue of being a person within paragraph 7A(1)(a) or 7B(1)(a))”; and

(ii)for “9(a)” there shall be substituted “9(1)(a)”;

(d)in sub-paragraph (5), for “the NCIS Service Authority under paragraph 7(g)” there shall be substituted “a Service Authority under paragraph 6A”; and

(e)after sub-paragraph (5), there shall be inserted—

(6)A person appointed to be a member of the NCIS Service Authority under paragraph 7(c) shall cease to be a member if he ceases to be a member of the Security Service.

(4)In paragraph 8 of that Schedule (removal of members), after sub-paragraph (5) there shall be inserted—

(6)For the purposes of this paragraph, in relation to a member appointed under paragraph 7(a) or (b) of Schedule 1 the references to the person or persons who are (or would be) required to appoint his successor are to be read as references to the Secretary of State.

(5)Paragraph 9 of that Schedule (removal of members to maintain political balance of local authority members) shall be omitted.

(6)In paragraph 10 of that Schedule (effect of removing a core member), the words “or 9” shall be omitted.

(7)In paragraph 13 of that Schedule (eligibility of senior police officers to vote)—

(a)after “7(a) or (b)”, there shall be inserted “(by virtue of being a person within paragraph 7A(1)(a) or 7B(1)(a))”;

(b)for “9(a)” there shall be substituted “9(1)(a)”; and

(c)in paragraph (b), for “section 7 or, as the case may be, 53 to require the Director General, or any other member,” there shall be substituted “section 9A or, as the case may be, 55A to require a member of NCIS or the National Crime Squad”.

(8)In paragraph 14 of that Schedule (crown servants not eligible to vote), for “7(f) or 8(1)(h)”, there shall be substituted “7(a) or (b) (by virtue of being a person within paragraph 7A(1)(c) or 7B(1)(c)), 7(c) or 8(1)(h) or (ha)”.

(9)In paragraph 18 of that Schedule (co-opted members), for sub-paragraph (3) there shall be substituted—

(3)A member of the Security Service shall be disqualified for being co-opted as a member of the NCS Service Authority; and a person shall cease to be a co-opted member of that Authority if he becomes a member of the Security Service.

21After Schedule 2, there shall be inserted the following Schedule—

SCHEDULE 2AFurther provisions about Service Authorities

Powers

1(1)For the purpose of exercising its functions a Service Authority may, subject to the provisions of this Act—

(a)enter into contracts and other agreements (whether legally binding or not);

(b)acquire and dispose of property (including land);

(c)borrow money; and

(d)do such other things as the Authority thinks necessary or expedient.

(2)But the Authority may exercise a power conferred by sub-paragraph (1)(b) or (c) only with the consent of the Secretary of State.

(3)Such consent may be given—

(a)with respect to a particular case or with respect to a class of cases;

(b)subject to such conditions as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.

Committees

2(1)A person who is not a member of a Service Authority shall not be appointed to a committee or sub-committee of the Authority unless the Secretary of State has consented to the appointment.

(2)Remuneration and allowances paid to members of committees and sub-committees of a Service Authority who are not members of the Authority shall be of such amounts as the Secretary of State may determine.

Proceedings

3Subject to the provisions of this Schedule, each Service Authority shall regulate its own procedure.

4(1)Each Service Authority shall make provision for a quorum for its meetings to include at least one member appointed under each of paragraphs 2, 3 and 4 of Schedule 1.

(2)Each Service Authority shall make provision for a quorum for meetings of any committee or sub-committee to include at least one member or employee of the Service Authority.

Arrangements for discharge of functions by Service Authorities

5(1)Each Service Authority may arrange for the discharge of any of its functions by a committee, a sub-committee or an officer of the Authority.

(2)Where by virtue of this paragraph any functions of an Authority may be discharged by a committee of the Authority, then, unless the Authority otherwise directs, the committee may arrange for the discharge of any of those functions by a sub-committee or an officer of the Authority.

(3)Where by virtue of this paragraph any functions of an Authority may be discharged by a sub-committee of the Authority, then, unless the Authority or the committee otherwise directs, the sub-committee may arrange for the discharge of any of those functions by an officer of the Authority.

(4)Any arrangements made by an Authority, a committee or sub-committee under this paragraph shall not prevent it from exercising the functions concerned.

6(1)A Service Authority may discharge any of its functions jointly with—

(a)the other Service Authority;

(b)one or more police authorities; or

(c)the other Service Authority and one or more police authorities.

(2)Where such arrangements (“joint arrangements”) are in force, the parties to the arrangements may also provide for the discharge of those functions by a joint committee of theirs or by an officer of one of them.

(3)Where, under sub-paragraph (2), joint arrangements provide that functions may be discharged by a joint committee, then, unless the parties to the arrangements otherwise direct, that committee may arrange for the discharge of any of those functions by a sub-committee of the joint committee or an officer of one of the parties to the arrangements.

(4)Where joint arrangements are in force, any enactment relating to the functions to which the arrangements relate or to the authorities by whom or the areas in respect of which they are to be discharged shall have effect subject to all necessary modifications in respect of its application in relation to those functions and the authorities by whom and the areas in respect of which (whether in pursuance of the arrangements or otherwise) they are to be discharged.

(5)For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1) “police authorities” means—

(a)police authorities for areas in England and Wales;

(b)police authorities for areas in Scotland; and

(c)the Northern Ireland Policing Board.

7References in paragraphs 5 and 6 to the discharge of any of the functions of a Service Authority include references to the doing of anything which is calculated to facilitate, or is conducive or incidental to, the discharge of any of those functions.

8(1)For the purposes of paragraphs 5 and 6, “officer”—

(a)in relation to the NCIS Service Authority, means the Director General of NCIS, his deputy while performing the duties of the Director General and any person employed by the Authority; and

(b)in relation to the NCS Service Authority, means the Director General of the National Crime Squad, his deputy while performing the duties of the Director General and any person employed by the Authority.

(2)Where pursuant to arrangements made by virtue of paragraph 5 or 6 the Director General of NCIS, or his deputy, may discharge functions of the NCIS Service Authority, he may arrange for the discharge of any of those functions by any other member of NCIS.

(3)Where pursuant to arrangements made by virtue of paragraph 5 or 6 the Director General of the National Crime Squad, or his deputy, may discharge functions of the NCS Service Authority, he may arrange for the discharge of any of those functions by any other member of that Squad.

Interpretation

9In this Schedule “Service Authority” means—

(a)the NCIS Service Authority, or

(b)the NCS Service Authority.

Part 2Local government enactments relating to NCS Service Authority

Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70)

22The Local Government Act 1972 shall be amended as follows.

23In section 94 (disability of members of authorities for voting on account of interest in contracts, etc.), in subsection (5)(b) (receipts of certain allowances not to be treated as a pecuniary interest), the words “or paragraph 17 of Schedule 2 to the Police Act 1997” shall be omitted.

24In section 98, the following shall be omitted—

(a)in subsection (1A) (application to joint authorities of provisions about members' interests), the words “and the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad”; and

(b)subsection (1B) (powers to remove a disability resulting from members' interests restricted to cases where transaction of business impeded).

25In section 99 (meeting and proceedings of local authorities), the words “, the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad” shall be omitted.

26In section 100J (application to joint authorities etc. of provision relating to access to meetings and documents), the following shall be omitted—

(a)subsection (1)(ea);

(b)in subsection (3), the word “, (ea)”;

(c)subsection (3A); and

(d)in subsection (4), the words “or the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad”.

27In section 107 (application to police authorities of provisions relating to the discharge of functions by local authorities)—

(a)in subsection (7), for “(a), (aa) and (b)” there shall be substituted “(a) and (b)”; and

(b)subsection (8A) shall be omitted.

28In section 146A (application to police authorities of miscellaneous powers of local authorities)—

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)for “subsections (1A) and (1AA)” there shall be substituted “subsection (1A)”; and

(ii)for “, the Metropolitan Police Authority and the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad” there shall be substituted “and the Metropolitan Police Authority”;

(b)in subsection (1A), the words “nor the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad” shall be omitted; and

(c)subsection (1AA) shall be omitted.

29In section 223 (appearance of local authorities in legal proceedings), in subsection (2), for “, the Metropolitan Police Authority and the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad” there shall be substituted “and the Metropolitan Police Authority”.

30In section 228 (inspection of documents), in subsection (7A), the words “or the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad” shall be omitted.

31The words “and the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad” shall be omitted where they appear—

(a)in section 229 (photographic copies of documents), in subsection (8);

(b)in section 231 (service of notices on local authorities, etc.), in subsection (4);

(c)in section 232 (public notices), in subsection (1A);

(d)in section 233 (service of notices by local authorities), in subsection (11); and

(e)in section 234 (authentication of documents), in subsection (4).

32In Schedule 12 (meetings and proceedings of local authorities), the following shall be omitted—

(a)in paragraph 6A, the words “or of the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad”;

(b)in paragraph 6B—

(i)in sub-paragraph (b), the words “or of the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad,”; and

(ii)sub-paragraph (c) and the word “and” immediately preceding it;

and

(c)in paragraph 46, the words “and the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad”.

Local Government Act 1974 (c. 7)

33In section 25 of the Local Government Act 1974 (authorities subject to investigation by Commission for Local Administration), in subsection (1), paragraph (caa) shall be omitted.

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 (c. 57)

34In section 30 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 (power to forgo repayment of remuneration paid to deceased employees), in subsection (3), the words “, and a member of the National Crime Squad within section 55(1)(a) or (b) of the Police Act 1997 shall be treated as employed by the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad,” shall be omitted.

35In section 44 of that Act (interpretation), in subsection (1)(a) the words “, the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad” shall be omitted.

Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (c. 65)

36In section 20 of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (interpretation of provisions relating to direct labour organisations), in subsection (1)—

(a)in paragraph (a)(i) of the definition of “local authority”, the words “, the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad” shall be omitted; and

(b)in paragraph (aa) of the definition the words “or the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad” shall be omitted.

37In section 99 of that Act (directions to dispose of land), in subsection (4), paragraph (dd) shall be omitted.

38In Schedule 16 to that Act (bodies to whom provisions of Part 10 relating to registration of land apply), paragraph 5D shall be omitted.

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (c. 30)

39In section 33 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (enforceability by local authorities of certain covenants relating to land), in subsection (9)(a), the words “, the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad” shall be omitted.

40In section 41 of that Act (lost and uncollected property), in subsection (13), in the definition of “local authority” paragraph (cb) shall be omitted.

Local Government Act 1986 (c. 10)

41In section 6 of the Local Government Act 1986 (interpretation of provisions relating to publicity and promotion of homosexuality), in subsection (2)(a), the words “the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad,” shall be omitted.

42In section 9 of that Act (interpretation of provisions relating to the transfer of mortgages), in subsection (1)(a), the words “the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad,” shall be omitted.

Local Government Act 1988 (c. 9)

43In section 1 of the Local Government Act 1988 (defined authorities for provisions on competition), in subsection (1), paragraph (ea) shall be omitted.

44In Schedule 2 to that Act, in the list of public authorities to which provisions on supply or works contracts apply, the entry for the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad shall be omitted.

Local Government Finance Act 1988 (c. 41)

45The Local Government Finance Act 1988 shall be amended as follows.

46In section 111, in subsection (2) (definition of “relevant authority” for the purposes of provisions regulating financial administration), paragraph (ea) (the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad) shall be omitted.

47In section 112 (financial administration as to certain police and fire authorities), in subsection (2), paragraph (ab) shall be omitted.

48In section 114 (functions of chief finance officer as regards reports), subsection (9) shall be omitted.

Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (c. 42)

49The Local Government and Housing Act 1989 shall be amended as follows.

50In section 21, in subsection (1) (definition of local authority for purposes of various provisions relating to their members, officers, staff and committees, etc.), in paragraph (g), for “, the Metropolitan Police Authority or the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad” there shall be substituted “or the Metropolitan Police Authority”.

51In section 39, in subsection (1) (authorities to which provisions about revenue accounts and capital finance apply), paragraph (ja) (the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad) shall be omitted.

52In section 67 (application of provisions relating to companies in which local authorities have interests), in subsection (3)(i), the words “or the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad” shall be omitted.

53In section 155 (emergency assistance to local authorities), in subsection (4)—

(a)at the end of paragraph (ea) there shall be inserted “or”; and

(b)paragraph (eb) (National Crime Squad) shall be omitted.

54In section 157 (commutation of, and interest on, periodic payments of grants, etc.), subsection (6)(ga) shall be omitted.

Part 3Miscellaneous other enactments

Public Records Act 1958 (c. 51)

55In Schedule 1 to the Public Records Act 1958 (definition of public records), in Part 2 of the Table at the end of paragraph 3 the following entries shall be inserted at the appropriate places—

The Service Authority for the National Crime Squad.

The Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service.

Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c. 13)

56In Schedule 2 to the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1968 (departments etc subject to investigation), the following entries shall be inserted at the appropriate places—

The Service Authority for the National Crime Squad.

The Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service.

Employers' Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969 (c. 57)

57In section 3 of the Employers' Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969 (employers exempted from insurance), in subsection (2)(b) for “, any police authority, the Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service and the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad” there shall be substituted “and any police authority”.

Local Authorities (Goods and Services) Act 1970 (c. 39)

58In section 1 of the Local Authorities (Goods and Services) Act 1970 (supply of goods and services by local authorities), in subsection (4), in the definition of “public body” the words “, the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad, the Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service” shall be omitted.

Employers' Liability (Defective Equipment and Compulsory Insurance) (Northern Ireland) Order 1972 (N.I. 6)

59In Article 7 of the Employers' Liability (Defective Equipment and Compulsory Insurance) (Northern Ireland) Order 1972 (employers exempted from insurance), paragraph (ab) shall be omitted.

House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24)

60In the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975, in Part 2 of Schedule 1 (bodies whose members are disqualified), the following entries shall be inserted at the appropriate places—

The Service Authority for the National Crime Squad.

The Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service.

Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25)

61In the Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975, in Part 2 of Schedule 1 (bodies whose members are disqualified), the following entries shall be inserted at the appropriate places—

The Service Authority for the National Crime Squad.

The Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service.

Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976 (c. 80)

62In section 5 of the Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976 (no statutory tenancy where landlord’s interest belongs to the Crown etc), in subsection (3), in paragraph (baa), the words “, the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad and the Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service” shall be omitted.

Rent Act 1977 (c. 42)

63In section 14 of the Rent Act 1977 (landlord’s interest belonging to local authority, etc), paragraph (caaa) shall be omitted.

Finance Act 1981 (c. 35)

64In section 107 of the Finance Act 1981 (sale of houses at discount by local authorities etc), in subsection (3), paragraph (ka) shall be omitted.

Acquisition of Land Act 1981 (c. 67)

65In section 17 of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 (compulsory purchase of local authority and statutory undertakers' land), in subsection (4), in the definition (for the purposes of subsection (3)) of “local authority”—

(a)in paragraph (a), the words “, the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad, the Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service” shall be omitted, and

(b)in paragraph (b), the words “, the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad or the Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service” shall be omitted.

County Courts Act 1984 (c. 28)

66In section 60 of the County Courts Act 1984 (right of audience for officer of local authority in proceedings brought by authority), in subsection (3), in the definition of “local authority” the words “, the Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service, the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad” shall be omitted.

Housing Act 1985 (c. 51)

67In section 4 of the Housing Act 1985 (interpretation), in paragraph (e), the words “, the Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service, the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad” shall be omitted.

Housing Associations Act 1985 (c. 69)

68In section 106 of the Housing Associations Act 1985 (minor definitions), in subsection (1), in the definition of “local authority” for the words from “, the Metropolitan Police Authority” to the end of the definition there shall be substituted “and the Metropolitan Police Authority”.

Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 (c. 70)

69In section 38 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 (minor definitions), in the definition of “local authority”, the words “, the Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service, the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad” shall be omitted.

Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (c. 31)

70In section 58 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987, in subsection (1) (definition of “exempt landlord”), in paragraph (a), the words “, the Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service, the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad” shall be omitted.

Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988 (c. 1)

71In section 842A of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988 (meaning of “local authority” in the Tax Acts), in subsection (1)—

(a)in paragraph (a) the words “or the Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service or the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad” shall be omitted; and

(b)in both paragraphs (b) and (c) the words “or the Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service” shall be omitted.

Local Government Finance Act 1988 (c. 41)

72In section 64, in subsection (7) (exclusion from Crown exemption of hereditaments of certain authorities), paragraphs (da) and (db) shall be omitted.

73In section 65A (Crown property), in subsection (4)(b) for the words from “, a police authority” to the end there shall be substituted “or by a police authority established under section 3 of the Police Act 1996.”

Housing Act 1988 (c. 50)

74In Schedule 1 to the Housing Act 1988 (tenancies which cannot be assured tenancies), in paragraph 12 (local authority tenancies etc), in sub-paragraph (2)(g), for the words from “, the Metropolitan Police Authority” to the end there shall be substituted “and the Metropolitan Police Authority.”

Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (c. 8)

75In section 252 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (procedure for making of orders relating to highways), in subsection (12), in the definition of “local authority” the words “, the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad, the Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service” shall be omitted.

Local Government Finance Act 1992 (c. 14)

76In section 19 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 (exclusion of Crown exemption in certain cases), in subsection (3), paragraphs (ca) and (cb) shall be omitted.

Police Act 1996 (c. 16)

77(1)Section 62 of the 1996 Act (functions of the Police Negotiating Board with respect to regulations, etc.) shall be amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1A), for “section 6, 9(1)(b), 52 or 55(1)(b)” there shall be substituted “section 9(1)(b) or 55(1)(b)”.

(3)After that subsection there shall be inserted—

(1B)Before determining the terms and conditions on which a person is to be appointed under section 6 or 52 of the Police Act 1997, the Secretary of State shall—

(a)consult the Police Negotiating Board for the United Kingdom about any term or condition which relates to any of the matters mentioned in section 61(1) (other than pensions), and

(b)take into consideration any recommendations made by the Board.

(4)in subsection (2), for “or (1A)” there shall be substituted “, (1A) or (1B)”.

Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (c. 53)

78The Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 shall be amended as follows.

79In section 3 (persons ineligible for certain grants), in subsection (2)(g), the words “, the Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service or the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad” shall be omitted.

80In section 64, in subsection (7) (persons ineligible to participate in group repair schemes as assisted participants), in paragraph (e), the words “, the Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service or the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad” shall be omitted.

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