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Energy Act 2004

Section 55: Members of the Constabulary

188.Section 55 makes it clear that members of the Constabulary will be under the direction and control of the Chief Constable. Unlike area forces all members of the Constabulary will be employees of the Police Authority, as well as office holders. A member of the Civil Nuclear Constabulary who makes the appropriate declaration under this section in either England & Wales or Scotland will have police powers and privileges throughout Great Britain within the jurisdiction set out in section 56.

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