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Police Reform Act 2002

Section 18: Inspections of police premises on behalf of the Commission

153.This section places a duty on both the chief officer and the police authority for a police force to allow access as early as possible to its premises and to documents and other things on those premises to any person nominated by the Commission for the purpose of:

  • any investigation to do with that force in which it is involved; or

  • any examination by the Commission of the efficiency and effectiveness of the arrangements in that force for the handling of complaints and other conduct matters.

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