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Police Reform Act 2002

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Schedule 4: Police powers exercisable by police civilians

193.This schedule links directly to the provisions in sections 38 and 39 of the Act, which deal with the exercise of police powers by police authority and Service Authority employees, and contracted-out staff. It sets out in detail the range of powers that can be conferred on designated civilians employed by a police authority or NCIS or NCS Service Authority and under the direction and control of the relevant chief officer or Director General. Parts 3 and 4 of this Schedule can also be conferred on contracted-out staff.

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