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Police Reform Act 2002

Section 9: The Independent Police Complaints Commission

41.This section provides for the creation of the Independent Police Complaints Commission, for appointment of its chairman and members, for its constitution, and for the abolition of the Police Complaints Authority.

42.Subsection (3) sets out a range of factors that disqualify someone from appointment as chairman or as a member of the Commission. These are designed to exclude those people whose impartiality may be in question.

43.Subsection (6) brings into effect Schedule 2, which sets out details of the constitution of the Commission.

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