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Police Reform Act 2002

Paragraph 14: Duties of the Commission on references under paragraph 13

99.Where a conduct matter has been referred by an appropriate authority to the Commission under paragraph 13, the Commission will have a duty to determine whether or not that conduct matter is to be investigated. If it determines that it is not necessary for that conduct matter to be investigated, the Commission may refer it back for the appropriate authority to deal with at its discretion and shall notify the person who committed the alleged conduct providing there is no prejudice to any investigation.

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