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Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2003

Section 43: Codes of practice

117.Section 43 amends Article 66 of the 1989 Order on codes of practice. Its effect is that the Secretary of State may provide for a code of practice to have effect with the modifications that he sets out in an order. The modifications must be confined to one or more of the following:

  • the effect of the code in relation to a period not exceeding two years specified in the order; and

  • the effect of the code in relation to offences or descriptions of offenders specified in the order.

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