13(1)The Secretary of State may give a direction requiring the Police Authority to pay to him an amount equal to—E+W+S
(a)the whole or part of a sum which it has received (otherwise than from the Secretary of State); or
(b)the whole or part of any surplus which it has for a financial year.
(2)For the purposes of this paragraph, the Police Authority has a surplus for a financial year if its revenues for that year exceed the sums which it requires for carrying out its functions in that year.
(3)Before giving a direction under this paragraph, the Secretary of State must consult—
(a)the Police Authority; and