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Police Reform Act 2002

Paragraph 6: Staff

47.This paragraph enables the Commission to appoint its staff. Members and the Chairman are not staff; they are office-holders rather than employees of the Commission. Numbers of staff and their terms and conditions are subject to approval by the Secretary of State.

48.Sub-paragraph (2) enables the Commission to make arrangements to take secondments of officers from any police force in the UK.

49.Sub-paragraph (4) ensures that these seconded officers will be under the direction and control of the Commission during the period of their secondment.

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