Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005

Valid from 01/01/2006

Establishment of SOCAE+W+S+N.I.

1Establishment of Serious Organised Crime AgencyE+W+S+N.I.

(1)There shall be a body corporate to be known as the Serious Organised Crime Agency (“SOCA”).

(2)Schedule 1 makes provision about the constitution, members and staff of SOCA and other matters relating to it.

(3)Each of the following bodies shall cease to exist on such date as the Secretary of State appoints by order—

(a)the National Criminal Intelligence Service and its Service Authority, and

(b)the National Crime Squad and its Service Authority.