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Courts Act 2003

Section 51: Court security officers

130.This section establishes that every court security officer must be so designated by the Lord Chancellor. It is envisaged that there will be a period of training. Subsection (2) enables the Lord Chancellor to make provision for training by regulations and to specify the conditions which must be met before a person can be designated as a court security officer by him.  Subsection (3) makes it clear that court security officers must be identifiable as such.

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