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Police Reform Act 2002

Paragraph 21: Power of Commission to discontinue and investigation

113.There may be occasions after an investigation has commenced where it becomes clear that a complaint or other conduct matter is not worthy of investigation and it will be appropriate to bring it to an end. This paragraph enables the Commission to discontinue any of its own investigations or to make an order for the appropriate authority to discontinue any of its investigations, as may be set out in regulations. The Commission will be able to direct the appropriate authority in these circumstances on how best to bring closure to the matter, if necessary.

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