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11 Reports to the Secretary of StateE+W+S+N.I.

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(1)As soon as practicable after the end of each of its financial years, the Commission shall make a report to the Secretary of State on the carrying out of its functions during that year.

(2)The Commission shall also make such reports to the Secretary of State about matters relating generally to the carrying out of its functions as he may, from time to time, require.

(3)The Commission may, from time to time, make such other reports to the Secretary of State as it considers appropriate for drawing his attention to matters which—

(a)have come to the Commission’s notice; and

(b)are matters that it considers should be drawn to his attention by reason of their gravity or of other exceptional circumstances.

(4)The Commission shall prepare such reports containing advice and recommendations as it thinks appropriate for the purpose of carrying out—

(a)its function under subsection (1)(e) of section 10; or

(b)any corresponding function conferred on it by virtue of subsection (1)(f) of that section.

(5)Where the Secretary of State receives any report under this section, he shall—

(a)in the case of every annual report under subsection (1), and

(b)in the case of any other report, if and to the extent that he considers it appropriate to do so,

lay a copy of the report before Parliament and cause the report to be published.

(6)The Commission shall send a copy of every annual report under subsection (1)—

(a)to every [F1local policing body];

F2(b). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F3(c). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(d)to every authority that is maintaining a body of constables in relation to which any procedures are for the time being in force by virtue of any agreement or order under section 26 or by virtue of subsection (9) of that section[F4; and

F5(e). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .]

[F6(f)to the National Crime Agency.]

(7)The Commission shall send a copy of every report under subsection (3)—

(a)to any [F7local policing body] that appears to the Commission to be concerned; and

(b)to the chief officer of police of any police force that appears to it to be concerned.

[F8(8)Where a report under subsection (3) relates to the [F9National Crime Agency], the Commission shall send a copy of that report to the Agency.]

(9)Where a report under subsection (3) relates to a body of constables maintained by an authority other than a [F10local policing body], the Commission shall send a copy of that report—

(a)to that authority; and

(b)to the person having the direction and control of that body of constables.

F11(9A). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(10)The Commission shall send a copy of every report under subsection (4)to—

(a)the Secretary of State;

(b)every [F12local policing body];

(c)every chief officer;

F13(d). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F14(e). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(f)every authority that is maintaining a body of constables in relation to which any procedures are for the time being in force by virtue of any agreement or order under section 26 or by virtue of subsection (9) of that section; F15. . .

(g)every person who has the direction and control of such a body of constables[F16; F17...

F18(h). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .][F19; and

(i)the National Crime Agency.]

(11)The Commission shall send a copy of every report made or prepared by it under subsection (3) or (4) to such of the persons (in addition to those specified in the preceding subsections) who—

(a)are referred to in the report, or

(b)appear to the Commission otherwise to have a particular interest in its contents,

as the Commission thinks fit.

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F4S. 11(6)(e) and preceding word inserted (1.4.2007) by Police and Justice Act 2006 (c. 48), ss. 1, 53, Sch. 1 para. 83(2); S.I. 2007/709, art. 3(a) (subject to arts. 6, 7)

F15Words in s. 11(6)(10) repealed (1.4.2007) by Police and Justice Act 2006 (c. 48), ss. 52, 53, Sch. 15 Pt. 1(A); S.I. 2007/709, art. 3(q) (subject to arts. 6, 7)

F16S. 11(10)(h) and preceding word inserted (1.4.2007) by Police and Justice Act 2006 (c. 48), ss. 1, 53, Sch. 1 para. 83(4); S.I. 2007/709, art. 3(a) (subject to arts. 6, 7)

F17Word in s. 11(10)(g) omitted (7.10.2013) by virtue of Crime and Courts Act 2013 (c. 22), s. 61(2), Sch. 6 para. 10(5)(b); S.I. 2013/1682, art. 3(q)

F19S. 11(10)(i) and preceding word inserted (7.10.2013) by Crime and Courts Act 2013 (c. 22), s. 61(2), Sch. 6 para. 10(5)(c); S.I. 2013/1682, art. 3(q)

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