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SCHEDULES

Section 1

SCHEDULE 1E+W+S+N.I.The Serious Organised Crime Agency

Part 1 E+W+S+N.I.The Board of SOCA

MembershipE+W+S+N.I.

1(1)SOCA shall consist of—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)a chairman,

(b)such number of ex-officio members as SOCA may from time to time determine, and

(c)such number of other members (“ordinary members”) as the Secretary of State may so determine.

(2)The following limits apply for the purposes of sub-paragraph (1)—

(a)the number of ex-officio members determined under sub-paragraph (1)(b) must not at any time exceed such number as may for the time being be specified by the Secretary of State,

(b)the number of ordinary members determined under sub-paragraph (1)(c) must not at any time be less than the number of ex-officio members for the time being determined under sub-paragraph (1)(b), and

(c)the total of the numbers determined under sub-paragraph (1)(b) and (c) must not at any time be less than four.

(3)The chairman and the ordinary members are to be appointed by the Secretary of State.

(4)Before appointing a person to hold office as chairman the Secretary of State must consult the Scottish Ministers.

(5)For the purposes of this Schedule the “ex-officio members” are—

(a)the Director-General of SOCA (see paragraph 9), and

(b)such other employees of SOCA as may for the time being be appointed by the Director General after consulting the chairman.

(6)References in any enactment to members of SOCA are (unless the context otherwise requires) references to any of its members mentioned in sub-paragraph (1).

Tenure of office: chairman and ordinary membersE+W+S+N.I.

2The chairman and the ordinary members shall hold and vacate office as such in accordance with the terms of their respective appointments. This is subject to paragraphs 3 and 4.E+W+S+N.I.

3(1)An appointment of a person to hold office as chairman or ordinary member shall be for a term not exceeding five years.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)A person holding office as chairman or ordinary member may at any time resign that office by giving notice in writing to the Secretary of State.

4The Secretary of State may by notice in writing remove a person from office as chairman or ordinary member if satisfied that—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)he has without reasonable excuse failed, for a continuous period of three months, to carry out his functions as chairman or ordinary member;

(b)he has without reasonable excuse been absent from three consecutive meetings of SOCA;

(c)he has been convicted (whether before or after his appointment) of a criminal offence;

(d)he is an undischarged bankrupt or his estate has been sequestrated and he has not been discharged;

(e)he is the subject of a bankruptcy restrictions order or an interim order under Schedule 4A to the Insolvency Act 1986 (c. 45) or an order to the like effect made under any corresponding enactment in force in Scotland or Northern Ireland;

(f)he has made a composition or arrangement with, or granted a trust deed for, his creditors;

(g)he has failed to comply with the terms of his appointment; or

(h)he is otherwise unable or unfit to carry out his functions as chairman or ordinary member.

5A person who ceases to be the chairman or an ordinary member is eligible for re-appointment, except where he is removed from office under paragraph 4.E+W+S+N.I.

Remuneration, pensions etc. of chairman and ordinary membersE+W+S+N.I.

6(1)SOCA shall pay to the chairman and each of the ordinary members such remuneration and allowances as may be determined by the Secretary of State.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)SOCA shall, if required to do so by the Secretary of State—

(a)pay such pension, allowances or gratuities as may be determined by the Secretary of State to or in respect of a person who is or has been the chairman or an ordinary member, or

(b)make such payments as may be so determined towards provision for the payment of a pension, allowances or gratuities to or in respect of such a person.

(3)If the Secretary of State determines that there are special circumstances which make it right for a person ceasing to hold office as chairman or ordinary member to receive compensation, SOCA shall pay to him a sum by way of compensation of such amount as may be determined by the Secretary of State.

(4)Service as chairman of SOCA shall be included among the kinds of service to which a scheme under section 1 of the Superannuation Act 1972 (c. 11) can apply, and accordingly in Schedule 1 to that Act (in which those kinds of service are listed) insert at the appropriate place— “ Chairman of the Serious Organised Crime Agency. ”

(5)SOCA must pay to the Minister for the Civil Service, at such times as he may direct, such sums as he may determine in respect of any increase attributable to sub-paragraph (4) in the sums payable out of money provided by Parliament under that Act.

Termination of office of ex-officio membersE+W+S+N.I.

7(1)The Director General ceases to be an ex-officio member of SOCA on ceasing to be Director General.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)Any other ex-officio member of SOCA ceases to be such a member—

(a)on ceasing to be an employee of SOCA, or

(b)if the Director General by notice in writing revokes his appointment as ex-officio member.

(3)Before revoking an appointment under sub-paragraph (2)(b) the Director General must consult the chairman of SOCA.

(4)An ex-officio member other than the Director General may at any time resign his office as ex-officio member by giving notice in writing to the Director General.

Part 2 E+W+S+N.I.Director General and other staff

SOCA's staffE+W+S+N.I.

8(1)SOCA shall have—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)a Director General (see paragraph 9), and

(b)such other employees as SOCA may appoint.

(2)SOCA may make arrangements for persons to be seconded to SOCA to serve as members of its staff.

(3)A member of a police force on temporary service with SOCA shall be under the direction and control of SOCA.

(4)References in any enactment to members of staff of SOCA are (unless the context otherwise requires) references to persons who either are employees of SOCA or have been seconded to SOCA to serve as members of its staff.

The Director GeneralE+W+S+N.I.

9(1)The Director General shall be—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)appointed by the Secretary of State, and

(b)employed by SOCA on such terms and conditions as the Secretary of State may determine.

(2)But a person may not be so appointed for a term exceeding five years.

(3)Before appointing a person as Director General the Secretary of State must consult—

(a)the chairman of SOCA, and

(b)the Scottish Ministers.

(4)SOCA shall pay to its Director General such remuneration and allowances as the Secretary of State may determine.

Termination or suspension of appointment of Director GeneralE+W+S+N.I.

10(1)The Secretary of State may call on the Director General to retire or to resign from his office as Director General—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)in the interests of efficiency or effectiveness, or

(b)by reason of any misconduct by the Director General.

(2)But before doing so the Secretary of State must have complied with sub-paragraphs (3) to (6).

(3)The Secretary of State must give the Director General—

(a)an explanation in writing of the grounds on which the Secretary of State proposes to call upon the Director General to retire or resign as mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(a) or (b), and

(b)an opportunity to make representations to the Secretary of State (including an opportunity to make them in person).

(4)The Secretary of State must consider any representations made by or on behalf of the Director General.

(5)The Secretary of State must send a copy of the explanation mentioned in sub-paragraph (3)(a) to the chairman of SOCA.

(6)The Secretary of State must consult—

(a)the chairman of SOCA, and

(b)the Scottish Ministers.

(7)If the Director General is, under sub-paragraph (1), called upon to retire or resign, he must retire or resign with effect from—

(a)such date as the Secretary of State may specify, or

(b)such earlier date as may be agreed between him and the Secretary of State.

(8)If the Secretary of State considers that it is necessary to do so for the maintenance of public confidence in SOCA, he may suspend the Director General from duty.

But before doing so the Secretary of State must have complied with sub-paragraph (6).

(9)Nothing in this paragraph affects any power of the Secretary of State to terminate or suspend the Director General's employment with SOCA in accordance with the terms and conditions of that employment.

Delegation of functions of Director GeneralE+W+S+N.I.

11(1)Anything authorised or required to be done by the Director General may be done by any other member of SOCA's staff who is authorised for the purpose by the Director General (whether generally or specially).E+W+S+N.I.

(2)This paragraph does not apply in any case in relation to which specific provision for the delegation of any function of the Director General is made by this Act or any other enactment.

Remuneration and pensions of staffE+W+S+N.I.

12(1)SOCA shall pay to its employees such remuneration and allowances as it may determine.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)Sub-paragraph (1) does not apply to the Director General (to whom paragraph 9(4) applies instead).

13(1)SOCA may pay, or make payments in respect of, such pensions, allowances or gratuities to or in respect of its employees or former employees as it may determine.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)Employment with SOCA shall be included among the kinds of employment to which a scheme under section 1 of the Superannuation Act 1972 (c. 11) can apply, and accordingly in Schedule 1 to that Act (in which those kinds of employment are listed) insert at the appropriate place— “ Employment by the Serious Organised Crime Agency. ”

(3)If any person—

(a)on ceasing to be employed by SOCA becomes or continues to be one of its members, and

(b)was, by reference to his employment, a participant in a scheme under section 1 of that Act,

the Minister for the Civil Service may determine that his service as a member of SOCA is to be treated for the purposes of the scheme as if his service as a member were service as an employee of SOCA (whether or not any benefits are payable to or in respect of him by virtue of paragraph 6).

(4)SOCA shall pay to the Minister for the Civil Service, at such times as he may direct, such sums as he may determine in respect of any increase attributable to this paragraph in the sums payable out of money provided by Parliament under that Act.

InsuranceE+W+S+N.I.

14The Employers' Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969 (c. 57) does not require insurance to be effected by SOCA.E+W+S+N.I.

Part 3 E+W+S+N.I.Committees, procedure etc.

CommitteesE+W+S+N.I.

15(1)SOCA may establish committees.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)Any committee so established may establish one or more sub-committees.

(3)Any such committee or sub-committee must be a chaired by a member of SOCA.

(4)A person who is not a member of SOCA may be appointed to any such committee or sub-committee.

(5)If a member of any such committee or sub-committee is neither—

(a)a member of SOCA, nor

(b)a member of its staff,

SOCA may pay to him such remuneration and allowances as it may determine.

Delegation to committees and staffE+W+S+N.I.

16(1)SOCA may, to such extent as it may determine, delegate any of its functions to any of its committees or to any members of its staff.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)Any of SOCA's committees may, to such extent as the committee may determine, delegate any function conferred on it to any of its sub-committees or to any member of SOCA's staff.

ProceedingsE+W+S+N.I.

17(1)Subject to the following provisions of this paragraph, SOCA may regulate—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)its own proceedings (including quorum), and

(b)the procedure (including quorum) of its committees and sub-committees.

(2)Any determination as to the quorum for meetings of SOCA or any of its committees or sub-committees must be made at a meeting of SOCA that is attended by both the chairman and the Director General.

(3)The quorum for meetings of SOCA shall in the first instance be determined by a meeting of SOCA that is attended by at least five of its members.

18(1)The validity of any proceedings of SOCA, or any of its committees or sub-committees, shall not be affected by—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)any vacancy among the members of SOCA or the committee or sub-committee;

(b)any defect in the appointment of any of those members or of the chairman or Director General; or

(c)any vacancy in the office of the chairman or the Director General.

(2)The proceedings to which this paragraph apply include those within sub-paragraph (2) (but not (3)) of paragraph 17.

EvidenceE+W+S+N.I.

19Any document purporting to be signed on behalf of SOCA shall be received in evidence and, unless the contrary is proved, be taken to be so signed.E+W+S+N.I.

Part 4 E+W+S+N.I.General

StatusE+W+S+N.I.

20SOCA is not to be regarded—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)as the servant or agent of the Crown, or

(b)as enjoying any status, immunity or privilege of the Crown;

and SOCA's property is not to be regarded as property of, or property held on behalf of, the Crown.

Incidental powersE+W+S+N.I.

21(1)In connection with exercising its functions SOCA may (subject to the provisions of this Act)—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)enter into contracts and other agreements (whether legally binding or not);

(b)acquire and dispose of property (including land);

(c)borrow money; and

(d)do such other things as SOCA thinks necessary or expedient.

(2)The power conferred by sub-paragraph (1)(b) includes accepting—

(a)gifts of money, and

(b)gifts or loans of other property,

on such terms as SOCA considers appropriate (which may include terms providing for the commercial sponsorship of any of SOCA's activities).

(3)But SOCA may exercise the power conferred by sub-paragraph (1)(b) or (c) only with the consent of the Secretary of State.

(4)Such consent may be given—

(a)with respect to a particular case or with respect to a class of cases;

(b)subject to such conditions as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.

Section 55

SCHEDULE 2E+WFunctions of Independent Police Complaints Commission in relation to SOCA

1The Police Reform Act 2002 (c. 30) has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

2In section 9(3) (persons ineligible for appointment as members of the Independent Police Complaints Commission)—E+W

(a)after paragraph (d) insert—

(da)he is or has been the chairman or a member of, or a member of the staff of, the Serious Organised Crime Agency;; and

(b)in paragraph (e), omit “is or”.

3(1)Section 10 (general functions of the Commission) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)at the end of paragraph (e) omit “and”;

(b)in paragraph (f) omit “the National Criminal Intelligence Service, the National Crime Squad and”; and

(c)at the end of that paragraph insert ; and

(g)to carry out functions in relation to the Serious Organised Crime Agency which correspond to those conferred on the Commission in relation to police forces by paragraph (e) of this subsection.

(3)In subsection (3)—

(a)omit paragraph (a);

(b)after paragraph (b) insert—

(ba)any agreement under section 26A of this Act (Serious Organised Crime Agency);; and

(c)in paragraph (d) omit “the National Criminal Intelligence Service, the National Crime Squad or”.

(4)In subsection (7), omit “or” at the end of paragraph (a) and at the end of paragraph (b) insert or

(c)its function under subsection (1)(g),.

4(1)Section 11 (reports) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (6), for paragraphs (b) and (c) substitute—

(b)to the Serious Organised Crime Agency; and.

(3)For subsection (8) substitute—

(8)Where a report under subsection (3) relates to the Serious Organised Crime Agency, the Commission shall send a copy of that report to the Agency.

(4)In subsection (10), for paragraphs (d) and (e) substitute—

(d)the Serious Organised Crime Agency;.

5(1)Section 15 (general duties of police authorities etc.) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)After subsection (1) insert—

(1A)It shall be the duty of the Serious Organised Crime Agency to ensure that it is kept informed, in relation to the Agency, about all matters falling within subsection (2).

(3)In subsection (3)—

(a)for paragraph (c) substitute—

(c)a police authority or chief officer requires the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency to provide a member of the staff of that Agency for appointment under any of those paragraphs,; and

(b)for “or Director General to whom the requirement is addressed” substitute “ to whom the requirement is addressed or of the Director General ”.

(4)In subsection (4), at the end of paragraph (b) insert “ and ” and for paragraphs (c) and (d) substitute—

(c)the Serious Organised Crime Agency,.

(5)In subsection (5), at the end of paragraph (b) insert “ and ” and for paragraphs (c) and (d) substitute—

(c)the Serious Organised Crime Agency,.

(6)In subsection (6)—

(a)for “the Directors General of the National Criminal Intelligence Service and of the National Crime Squad” substitute “ the Serious Organised Crime Agency ”;

(b)in paragraph (a), for “of that Service or Squad” substitute “ a member of the staff of the Agency ”; and

(c)omit the words from “or, as the case may be” to the end of the subsection.

(7)In subsection (7), for the words from “and in this subsection” onwards substitute “ and where the person whose conduct is under investigation was a member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency at the time of the conduct, “third force” means any police force other than the force to which the person carrying out the investigation belongs. ”

(8)After subsection (7) insert—

(8)Where the person who requires assistance and co-operation under subsection (5) is a member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency, a chief officer of a third force may be required to give that assistance and co-operation only with the approval of the Director General of the Agency.

In this subsection, “third force”, in relation to an investigation, means any police force other than the force to which the person whose conduct is under investigation belonged at the time of the conduct.

(9)Where—

(a)the person carrying out an investigation is not a member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency; and

(b)the person whose conduct is under investigation was not a member of the staff of the Agency at the time of the conduct,

the Director General of the Agency may be required to give assistance and co-operation under subsection (5) only with the approval of the chief officer of the force to which the person requiring it belongs.

6In section 16 (payment for assistance with investigations), for subsections (5) and (6) substitute—E+W

(5)In this section (subject to subsection (6))—

(a)references to a police force and to a police authority maintaining a police force include references to the Serious Organised Crime Agency; and

(b)in relation to that Agency, references to the chief officer are references to the Director General.

(6)This section shall have effect in relation to cases in which assistance is required to be provided by the Serious Organised Crime Agency as if—

(a)the reference in subsection (3)(b) to police authorities generally included a reference to the Agency; and

(b)the reference in subsection (4)(b) to police authorities generally were a reference to the Agency.

7Omit section 25 (NCIS and NCS).E+W

8After section 26 insert—E+W

26ASerious Organised Crime Agency

(1)The Commission and the Serious Organised Crime Agency must enter into an agreement for the establishment and maintenance in relation to members of the Agency's staff of procedures corresponding or similar to those provided for by or under this Part.

(2)An agreement under this section—

(a)must not be made or varied except with the approval of the Secretary of State; and

(b)must not be terminated unless—

(i)it is replaced by another such agreement, and

(ii)the Secretary of State approves.

(3)An agreement under this section may contain provision for enabling the Commission to bring and conduct, or otherwise participate or intervene in, any proceedings which are identified by the agreement as disciplinary proceedings in relation to members of the Agency's staff.

(4)An agreement under this section must not confer any function on the Commission in relation to so much of any complaint or conduct matter as relates to the direction and control of the Agency by the Director General or other members of the Agency.

(5)Procedures established in accordance with an agreement under this section shall have no effect in relation to anything done outside England and Wales by any member of the staff of the Agency.

9In section 29(3) (interpretation)—E+W

(a)for paragraph (b) substitute—

(b)a member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency;; and

(b)in paragraph (d), for “(temporary service otherwise than with NCIS or NCS)” substitute “ (temporary service of various kinds) ”.

10In section 108(7) (extent etc.), omit paragraph (e).E+W

11(1)Schedule 3 (handling of complaints and conduct matters) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In paragraph 16(3), for paragraph (b) substitute—

(b)a member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency,.

(3)In paragraph 17(2), for paragraph (b) substitute—

(b)a member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency,.

Section 58

SCHEDULE 3E+W+S+N.I.Transfers to SOCA

InterpretationE+W+S+N.I.

1In this Schedule—E+W+S+N.I.

  • the 1967 Act” means the Police (Scotland) Act 1967 (c. 77);

  • the 1996 Act” means the Police Act 1996 (c. 16);

  • the 1998 Act” means the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 1998 (c. 32);

  • the Commissioners” means the Commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs;

  • immigration officer” means a person who is an immigration officer within the meaning of the Immigration Act 1971 (c. 77);

  • NCIS” means the National Criminal Intelligence Service;

  • NCS” means the National Crime Squad;

  • relevant appointment” means an appointment under section 6, 9, 13, 14, 52, 55, 58 or 59 of, or Schedule 1 to, the Police Act 1997 (c. 50);

  • transfer scheme” means a scheme made by the Secretary of State under this Schedule.

StaffE+W+S+N.I.

2(1)A transfer scheme may provide for a person who—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)holds a relevant appointment,

(b)is an officer of Revenue and Customs, or

(c)is an immigration officer,

to become an employee of SOCA.

(2)If the person had a contract of employment before becoming an employee of SOCA, the scheme may provide for that contract to have effect (subject to any necessary modifications) as if originally made between him and SOCA.

(3)If the person did not have a contract of employment, the scheme may provide for the terms and conditions of his relevant appointment or service as an officer of Revenue and Customs or an immigration officer to have effect (subject to any necessary modifications) as the terms and conditions of his contract of employment with SOCA.

(4)In this paragraph “relevant appointment” does not include an appointment held by a person engaged on relevant service within the meaning of—

(a)section 38A of the 1967 Act,

(b)section 97 of the 1996 Act, or

(c)section 27 of the 1998 Act.

3A transfer scheme may provide—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)for relevant service within section 38A(1)(ba) of the 1967 Act to have effect from a time specified in the scheme as relevant service within section 38A(1)(bc) of that Act,

(b)for relevant service within section 97(1)(ca) or (cb) of the 1996 Act to have effect from a time specified in the scheme as relevant service within section 97(1)(cf) of that Act,

(c)for relevant service within section 27(1)(b) of the 1998 Act to have effect from a time specified in the scheme as relevant service within section 27(1)(cb) of that Act.

4(1)A transfer scheme may provide—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)for the secondment by virtue of which a person holds a relevant appointment to have effect as a secondment to SOCA, and

(b)for him to serve as a member of the staff of SOCA.

(2)The scheme may make provision as to the terms and conditions which are to have effect as the terms and conditions of his secondment to SOCA.

5(1)A transfer scheme may provide—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)for the transfer to SOCA of the rights, powers, duties and liabilities of the employer under or in connection with the contract of employment of a person who becomes a member of the staff of SOCA by virtue of the scheme,

(b)for anything done before that transfer by or in relation to the employer in respect of such a contract or the employee to be treated as having been done by or in relation to SOCA.

(2)Sub-paragraph (1) applies with the necessary modifications in relation to a person who before becoming a member of the staff of SOCA—

(a)did not have a contract of employment, or

(b)held a relevant appointment by virtue of a secondment.

(3)A transfer scheme may make provision for periods before a person became an employee of SOCA to count as periods of employment with SOCA (and for the operation of the scheme not to be treated as having interrupted the continuity of that employment).

6(1)A transfer scheme may provide for a person who—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)holds a relevant appointment or is an officer of Revenue and Customs or an immigration officer, and

(b)would otherwise become a member of the staff of SOCA by the operation of the scheme,

not to become a member of the staff of SOCA if he gives notice objecting to the operation of the scheme in relation to him.

(2)A transfer scheme may provide for any person who would be treated (whether by an enactment or otherwise) as being dismissed by the operation of the scheme not to be so treated.

7(1)A transfer scheme may provide for the termination of a relevant appointment.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)The Secretary of State may make a payment of such amount (if any) as he may determine to the person who held the appointment.

Property, rights and liabilities etc.E+W+S+N.I.

8(1)A transfer scheme may provide for the transfer to SOCA of property, rights and liabilities of any of the following—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)NCIS, its Service Authority and Director General,

(b)NCS, its Service Authority and Director General,

(c)the Commissioners, and

(d)the Secretary of State.

(2)The scheme may—

(a)create rights, or impose liabilities, in relation to property, rights and liabilities transferred by virtue of the scheme, and

(b)apportion property, rights and liabilities between the Commissioners, or the Secretary of State, and SOCA.

(3)The scheme may provide for things done by or in relation to persons to whom sub-paragraph (4) applies to be—

(a)treated as done by or in relation to SOCA or members of the staff of SOCA,

(b)continued by or in relation to SOCA or members of the staff of SOCA.

(4)This sub-paragraph applies to—

(a)NCIS, its members and Service Authority,

(b)NCS, its members and Service Authority,

(c)the Commissioners and officers of Revenue and Customs, and

(d)the Secretary of State and immigration officers.

(5)The scheme may in particular make provision about the continuation of legal proceedings.

9A transfer scheme may provide for SOCA to make any payment which—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)before a day specified in the scheme could have been made out of the NCIS service fund or the NCS service fund, but

(b)is not a liability which can be transferred by virtue of paragraph 8.

SupplementaryE+W+S+N.I.

10(1)A transfer scheme may contain—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)further provision in connection with any of the matters to which paragraphs 2 to 9 relate,

(b)the provision mentioned in sub-paragraph (3).

(2)The provision which may be made under sub-paragraph (1)(a) includes provision as to the consequences of the termination of a person's appointment or employment by or by virtue of the scheme.

(3)The provision mentioned in this sub-paragraph is provision—

(a)for the Secretary of State, or any other person nominated by or in accordance with the scheme, to determine any matter requiring determination under or in consequence of the scheme, and

(b)as to the payment of fees charged, or expenses incurred, by any person nominated to determine any matter by virtue of paragraph (a).

11(1)Before making a transfer scheme which contains any provision relating to persons who fall within paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of paragraph 2(1), the Secretary of State must consult such bodies appearing to represent the interests of those persons as he considers appropriate.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)Before making a transfer scheme which contains any provision relating to—

(a)officers of Revenue and Customs, or

(b)property, rights or liabilities of the Commissioners,

the Secretary of State must consult the Commissioners.

Power to make regulationsE+W+S+N.I.

12The Secretary of State may by regulations make—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)provision as to the consequences of the termination of a person's employment by a transfer scheme (including provision removing any entitlement to compensation which might otherwise arise in such circumstances);

(b)transitory, transitional or saving provision in connection with any provision which is (or in the future may be) included in a transfer scheme by virtue of paragraph 3.

Section 59

SCHEDULE 4E+WMinor and consequential amendments relating to SOCA

Explosives Act 1875 (c. 17)E+W

1(1)Section 75 of the Explosives Act 1875 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)after “chief officer of police,” insert “ the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency, ”, and

(b)after “any officer of police,” insert “ designated person, ”.

(3)For subsection (2) substitute—

(2)In subsection (1) “designated person” means a member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency who is for the time being designated under section 43 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 as a person having the powers of a constable (but this is subject to any limitation specified in such a person's designation under that section).

Police (Property) Act 1897 (c. 30)E+W

2(1)Section 2A of the Police (Property) Act 1897 (application to NCS) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)For “National Crime Squad” (in each place) substitute “ Serious Organised Crime Agency ”.

(3)In subsection (2)—

(a)in paragraph (a) for “member of that Squad” substitute “ member of the staff of that Agency ”, and

(b)in paragraph (b) for “Squad” substitute “ Agency ”.

(4)In subsection (3)—

(a)in paragraph (a) for “the Service Authority for that Squad” substitute “ that Agency ”, and

(b)in paragraph (b) for “Squad” substitute “ Agency ”.

(5)In the heading, for “NCS” substitute “ SOCA ”.

Army Act 1955 (3 & 4 Eliz. 2 c. 18)E+W

3In section 83BC(2) of the Army Act 1955 (police forces which may be advised by prosecuting authority) omit paragraph (k).E+W

Air Force Act 1955 (3 & 4 Eliz. 2 c. 19)E+W

4In section 83BC(2) of the Air Force Act 1955 (police forces which may be advised by prosecuting authority) omit paragraph (k).E+W

Naval Discipline Act 1957 (c. 53)E+W

5In section 52IJ(2) of the Naval Discipline Act 1957 (police forces which may be advised by prosecuting authority) omit paragraph (k).E+W

Public Records Act 1958 (c. 51)E+W

6In Schedule 1 to the Public Records Act 1958 (definition of public records) in Part 2 of the Table at the end of paragraph 3—E+W

(a)at the appropriate place insert— “ Serious Organised Crime Agency. ”; and

(b)omit the entries relating to the Service Authorities for the National Crime Squad and the National Criminal Intelligence Service.

Trustee Investments Act 1961 (c. 62)E+W

7The Trustee Investments Act 1961 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

8In section 11(4) (local authority investment schemes)—E+W

(a)in paragraph (a) omit “, the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad”, and

(b)omit paragraph (e).

9In Part 2 of Schedule 1 (narrower-range investments requiring advice) omit paragraph 9(da).E+W

Offices, Shops and Railway Premises Act 1963 (c. 41)E+W

10In section 90(4) of the Offices, Shops and Railway Premises Act 1963 (persons taken to be employed for the purposes of the Act)—E+W

(a)at the end of paragraph (c) insert “ or ”; and

(b)for paragraph (d) substitute—

(d)a member of a police force seconded to the Serious Organised Crime Agency to serve as a member of its staff.

Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c. 13)E+W

11In Schedule 2 to the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (departments etc. subject to investigation) omit the entries relating to the Service Authorities for the National Crime Squad and the National Criminal Intelligence Service.E+W

Police (Scotland) Act 1967 (c. 77)E+W

12The Police (Scotland) Act 1967 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

13In section 33 (inspectors of constabulary), in subsections (3) and (4), omit “and the National Criminal Intelligence Service”.E+W

14(1)Section 38A (constables engaged on service outside their force) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)omit paragraph (ba), and

(b)after paragraph (bb) insert—

(bc)relevant service as a member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency on which a person is engaged with the consent of the appropriate authority,.

(3)In subsection (6)(a) for “(ba) or (bb), (e) or (f)” substitute “ (bb), (bc), (e) or (f) ”.

15In section 39(4) (liability for wrongful acts of constables) for “section 23 of the Police Act 1997” substitute “ section 23 or 25 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 ”.E+W

16In section 41(4)(a) (assaults on constables) omit “or by a member of the National Criminal Intelligence Service or of the National Crime Squad”.E+W

Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (c. 88)E+W

17In section 28(5) of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (bodies retaining or resuming land required for public services) omit paragraph (bc).E+W

Firearms Act 1968 (c. 27)E+W

18In section 54(3)(c) of the Firearms Act 1968 (application of Parts 1 and 2 to crown servants) for “National Criminal Intelligence Service or the National Crime Squad” substitute “ staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency ”.E+W

Employment Agencies Act 1973 (c. 35)E+W

19In section 13(7) of the Employment Agencies Act 1973 (interpretation), in paragraph (f), omit “, the Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service, the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad”.E+W

Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (c. 37)E+W

20In section 51A(2) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (application of Part 1 of the Act to the police) for paragraph (b) substitute—E+W

(b)in relation to a member of a police force seconded to the Serious Organised Crime Agency to serve as a member of its staff, means that Agency, and.

District Courts (Scotland) Act 1975 (c. 20)E+W

21In section 12(1) of the District Courts (Scotland) Act 1975 (restriction of functions of justices who are councillors etc.) after “authority” insert “ or a member of staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency ”.E+W

House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24)E+W

22The House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

23In section 1(1) (disqualification for membership of House of Commons) omit paragraph (da).E+W

24(1)Schedule 1 (disqualifying offices) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In Part 2—

(a)at the appropriate place insert— “ The Serious Organised Crime Agency. ”; and

(b)omit the entries relating to the Service Authorities for the National Crime Squad and the National Criminal Intelligence Service.

(3)In Part 3, at the appropriate place insert— “ Member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency. ”

Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25)E+W

25The Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

26In section 1(1) (disqualification for membership of Assembly) omit paragraph (da).E+W

27(1)Schedule 1 (disqualifying offices) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In Part 2—

(a)at the appropriate place insert— “ The Serious Organised Crime Agency. ”; and

(b)omit the entries relating to the Service Authorities for the National Crime Squad and the National Criminal Intelligence Service.

(3)In Part 3, at the appropriate place insert— “ Member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency. ”

Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (c. 65)E+W

28In section 17 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (police), in subsection (7)—E+W

(a)in the definition of “chief officer of police”, omit paragraph (aa);

(b)in the definition of “police authority”, omit paragraph (aa); and

(c)in the definition of “police fund”, omit the words from “, in relation to” (in the second place where they occur) to “the Police Act 1997”.

Police Pensions Act 1976 (c. 35)E+W

29The Police Pensions Act 1976 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

30In section 7(2) (payment of pensions and contributions), at the beginning of each of paragraphs (ca) to (cd), insert “ an employee of SOCA and who immediately before he became an employee of SOCA was serving as ”.E+W

31(1)Section 11 (interpretation) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1), at the beginning of each of paragraphs (ba), (bb), (bc) and (bd), after “service” insert “ as an employee of SOCA by a person who immediately before he became an employee of SOCA was serving ”.

(3)In subsection (2) for paragraphs (c) and (d) substitute—

(c)in relation to any such service as is mentioned in paragraph (ba), (bb), (bc) or (bd) of subsection (1) or any service of the kind described in section 97(1)(cf) of the Police Act 1997 or section 38A(1)(bc) of the Police (Scotland) Act 1967, it means SOCA;.

(4)In subsection (5), in the definition of “central service”—

(a)in paragraph (a) omit “(ca), (cb),” and after “(cc)” insert “ , (cf) ”, and

(b)in paragraph (b) for “(ba) or (bb)” substitute “ (bb) or (bc) ”.

(5)After the definition of “pension rights” in that subsection add—

SOCA” means the Serious Organised Crime Agency.

32Paragraphs 30 and 31 (and the corresponding entry in Schedule 17) do not affect the operation of the Police Pensions Act 1976 in relation to any person's service of any of the following kinds—E+W

(a)service as the Director General of the National Criminal Intelligence Service;

(b)service as the Director General of the National Crime Squad;

(c)service as a police member of the National Criminal Intelligence Service appointed under subsection (1)(b) of section 9 of the Police Act 1997 (c. 50) by virtue of subsection (2)(a) of that section;

(d)service as a police member of the National Crime Squad appointed under subsection (1)(b) of section 55 of the Police Act 1997 by virtue of subsection (2)(a) of that section;

(e)relevant service within paragraph (ca) or (cb) of section 97(1) of the Police Act 1996 (c. 16);

(f)relevant service within section 38A(1)(ba) of the Police (Scotland) Act 1967 (c. 77).

Race Relations Act 1976 (c. 74)E+W

33The Race Relations Act 1976 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

34(1)Section 76B (other police bodies) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)Omit subsection (1).

(3)In subsection (2) omit the word “also”.

(4)After subsection (2) insert—

(2A)Constables serving with the Serious Organised Crime Agency do not constitute a body of constables for the purposes of subsection (2).

35In Schedule 1A (bodies and other persons subject to general statutory duty)—E+W

(a)in Part 1 omit paragraphs 59 and 60,

(b)in Part 2 at the appropriate place under the heading “Other Bodies, Etc” insert— “ The Serious Organised Crime Agency. ”; and

(c)in Part 3 omit the entry relating to the Director General of the National Crime Squad.

Sex Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 1976 (S.I. 1976/1042 (N.I. 15))E+W

36The Sex Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 1976 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

37In Article 84(8) (police officers) for “section 23 of the Police Act 1997” substitute “ section 23 or 24 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 ”.E+W

38In Article 85 (other police bodies), for paragraph (6) substitute—E+W

(6)In this Article in relation to any body of constables—

(a)chief officer of police” means the person who has the direction and control of the body;

(b)police authority” means the authority by which the members of the body are paid; and

(c)police fund” means money provided by that authority.

Health and Safety at Work (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 (S.I. 1978/1039 (N.I. 9))E+W

39In Article 47A(2) of the Health and Safety at Work (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 (application of Part II of the Order to the police) omit sub-paragraph (b).E+W

Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1980 (c. 55)E+W

40In Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1980 (persons ineligible for jury service) in Group B, after paragraph (nb) insert—E+W

(nc)members of staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency;.

Stock Transfer Act 1982 (c. 41)E+W

41In Schedule 1 to the Stock Transfer Act 1982 (securities specified for the purposes of the Act) in paragraph 7(1)—E+W

(a)at the end of paragraph (b) insert “ or ”; and

(b)omit paragraph (bb) and the word “or” before it.

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (c. 27)E+W

42(1)Section 87 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (exemption of fire, ambulance and police vehicles from speed limits) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)The existing text of that section is to be subsection (1).

(3)After that subsection add—

(2)Subsection (1) above applies in relation to a vehicle being used—

(a)for Serious Organised Crime Agency purposes, or

(b)for training persons to drive vehicles for use for Serious Organised Crime Agency purposes,

as it applies in relation to a vehicle being used for police purposes.

(3)But (except where it is being used for training the person by whom it is being driven) subsection (1) above does not apply in relation to a vehicle by virtue of subsection (2) above unless it is being driven by a person who has been trained in driving vehicles at high speeds.

Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (c. 60)E+W

43The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

44In section 5 (reports of recorded searches and road checks) omit subsection (1A).E+W

45In section 55 (intimate searches) omit subsection (14A).E+W

46In section 63A(1A) (supplementary provision about fingerprints and samples) for paragraphs (b) and (c) substitute—E+W

(b)the Serious Organised Crime Agency;.

Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (c. 23)E+W

47In section 3(3) of the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (functions of Director of Public Prosecutions), in the definition of “police force”, omit “, the National Crime Squad”.E+W

Ministry of Defence Police Act 1987 (c. 4)E+W

48The Ministry of Defence Police Act 1987 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

49In section 2B(3) (constables serving with other forces), in the definitions of “chief officer” and “relevant force”, omit paragraphs (c) and (d).E+W

50After section 2B insert—E+W

2CConstables serving with Serious Organised Crime Agency

(1)A member of the Ministry of Defence Police serving with the Serious Organised Crime Agency under arrangements to which subsection (2) applies shall—

(a)be under the direction and control of the Serious Organised Crime Agency, and

(b)continue to be a constable.

(2)This subsection applies to arrangements made between—

(a)the Serious Organised Crime Agency, and

(b)the chief constable of the Ministry of Defence Police.

Dartford-Thurrock Crossing Act 1988 (c. 20)E+W

51In section 19(a) of the Dartford-Thurrock Crossing Act 1988 (exemption from tolls) for sub-paragraph (ia) substitute—E+W

(ia)the Serious Organised Crime Agency;.

Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52)E+W

52The Road Traffic Act 1988 shall have effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

53(1)In section 124 (exemption from requirements regarding paid driving instruction) after subsection (1) insert—E+W

(1A)Section 123(1) and (2) also does not apply to the giving of instruction by a SOCA instructor in pursuance of arrangements made by the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency.

In this subsection “SOCA instructor” means a member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency whose duties consist of or include the giving instruction in the driving of motor cars to other members of the Agency's staff.

(2)In subsection (2) of that section, omit the definitions of “chief officer of police”, “police authority” and “police force”.

54In section 144(2) (exemption from requirement of third-party insurance or security) omit paragraph (ba).E+W

Security Service Act 1989 (c. 5)E+W

55The Security Service Act 1989 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

56In section 1(4) (functions of the Security Service) for “, the National Criminal Intelligence Service, the National Crime Squad” substitute “ , the Serious Organised Crime Agency ”.E+W

57In section 2(2)(c) (duties of the Director General)—E+W

(a)for “the Director General of the National Criminal Intelligence Service” substitute “ the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency ”, and

(b)for “, the National Criminal Intelligence Service, the National Crime Squad” substitute “ , the Serious Organised Crime Agency ”.

Official Secrets Act 1989 (c. 6)E+W

58In section 12(1)(e) of the Official Secrets Act 1989 (meaning of “Crown servant” in that Act) for “or of the National Criminal Intelligence Service or the National Crime Squad” substitute “ or of the Serious Organised Crime Agency ”.E+W

Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990 (c. 31)E+W

59In section 22(4)(b) of the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990 (searches in harbour areas) omit sub-paragraph (iii) and the word “or” before it.E+W

Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 (c. 53)E+W

60The Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

61In section 7(2) (removal of members of certain tribunals) after “36A” omit “(a) or (b)”.E+W

62In Schedule 1 (tribunals under supervision of Council on Tribunals) in paragraph 36A omit “(a)” and sub-paragraph (b).E+W

Criminal Appeal Act 1995 (c. 35)E+W

63(1)Section 22 of the Criminal Appeal Act 1995 (meaning of “public body” etc.) has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

(2)In subsection (2)—

(a)in paragraph (a) omit “, the National Crime Squad”,

(b)in paragraph (b)—

(i)at the end of sub-paragraph (i) insert “ and ”,

(ii)omit sub-paragraph (ii), and

(iii)at the end of sub-paragraph (iii) insert “ and ”,

(c)in paragraph (c) for “, the City of London police force or the National Crime Squad” substitute “ or the City of London police force ”, and

(d)omit paragraphs (d) and (e).

(3)In subsection (4) for paragraph (aa) substitute—

(aa)in relation to the Serious Organised Crime Agency, the Director General of that Agency,.

Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (c. 50)E+W

64The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

65(1)The section 64A (police) inserted by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I. 2003/1673) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (7)—

(a)in the definition of “chief officer of police”, omit paragraph (b),

(b)in the definition of “police authority”, omit paragraph (b), and

(c)in the definition of “police fund”, omit paragraph (b).

66In the section 64A (police) inserted by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004 (S.R. 2004/55), in subsection (6)(a), for “section 23 of the Police Act 1997” substitute “ section 23 or 24 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 ”.E+W

67(1)The section 64B (other police bodies) inserted by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)For subsection (6) substitute—

(6)Subject to subsection (8), in this section in relation to any body of constables—

(a)chief officer of police” means the person who has the direction and control of the body;

(b)police authority” means the authority by which the members of the body are paid; and

(c)police fund” means money provided by that authority.

Police Act 1996 (c. 16)E+W

68The Police Act 1996 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

69Omit section 23(8) (collaboration agreements).E+W

70Omit section 24(5) (mutual aid).E+W

71(1)Section 54 (appointment and functions of inspectors of constabulary) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (2) omit “the National Criminal Intelligence Service and the National Crime Squad”.

(3)For subsection (2B) substitute—

(2B)The Secretary of State may at any time require the inspectors of constabulary to carry out an inspection under this section of a police force maintained for any police area; and a requirement under this subsection may include a requirement for the inspection to be confined to a particular part of the force in question, to particular matters or to particular activities of that force.

72In section 55 (publication of reports) omit subsection (7).E+W

73(1)Section 57 (common services) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (3A)—

(a)for “National Crime Squad” substitute “ Serious Organised Crime Agency ”, and

(b)for “Squad for the Squad” substitute “ Agency for the Agency ”.

(3)For subsection (4)(c) substitute—

(c)if the regulations relate to the Serious Organised Crime Agency, that Agency.

74Omit section 59(8) (police federations).E+W

75Omit section 60(2A) (regulations for police federations).E+W

76In section 61(1) (police negotiating board) omit paragraphs (aa) and (ba).E+W

77(1)Section 62 (functions of negotiating board with respect to regulations) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1) omit paragraphs (aa) and (ab).

(3)Omit the subsection (1A) inserted by paragraph 82(2) of Schedule 9 to the Police Act 1997 (c. 50).

(4)Omit subsections (1B) and (1C).

(5)In subsection (2) for “subsection (1), (1A) or (1B)” substitute “ subsection (1) or (1A) ”.

78(1)Section 63 (police advisory boards) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)Omit subsections (1A) and (1B).

(3)For subsection (3) substitute—

(3)Before making—

(a)regulations under section 50 or 52, other than regulations with respect to any of the matters mentioned in section 61(1), or

(b)regulations under Part 2 of the Police Reform Act 2002,

the Secretary of State shall supply the Police Advisory Board for England and Wales with a draft of the regulations, and take into consideration any representations made by that Board.

79In section 64 (membership of trade unions) omit subsections (4A) and (4B).E+W

80(1)Section 88 (liability for wrongful acts of constables) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (5)(b) omit “or section 23 of the Police Act 1997”.

(3)After subsection (5) insert—

(5A)This section shall have effect where, by virtue of section 23 or 24 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005, a member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency who is neither a constable nor an employee of the police authority is provided to a police force as if—

(a)any unlawful conduct of his in the performance or purported performance of his functions were unlawful conduct of a constable under the direction and control of the chief officer of police of that force; and

(b)subsection (4) applied to him in the case of the police authority maintaining that force.

81In section 89(4)(a) (assaults on constables) omit “or by a member of the National Criminal Intelligence Service or of the National Crime Squad”.E+W

82(1)Section 97 (police officers engaged on service outside their force) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)omit paragraphs (ca) and (cb),

(b)the paragraph (cd) inserted by paragraph 30(2) of Schedule 11 to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (c. 29) is to be paragraph (ce), and

(c)after that paragraph insert—

(cf)temporary service as a member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency on which a person is engaged with the consent of the appropriate authority;.

(3)In subsection (6)(a) for the words from “paragraph” to “subsection (1)” substitute “ paragraph (a), (aa), (b), (c), (cc), (cd), (ce), (cf), (d), (g) or (h) of subsection (1) ”.

(4)In subsection (8) for the words from “paragraph” to “subsection (1)” substitute “ paragraph (aa), (b), (c), (cc), (cd), (ce), (cf) or (d) of subsection (1) ”.

83(1)Section 98 (cross-border aid) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsections (2) and (3)—

(a)omit “or the Director General of the National Crime Squad”, and

(b)omit “or the National Crime Squad”.

(3)Omit subsection (3A).

(4)In subsection (4)—

(a)omit “or the National Crime Squad”,

(b)for “(2), (3) or (3A)” substitute “ (2) or (3) ”, and

(c)omit “or the Director General of the National Crime Squad”.

(5)In subsection (5)—

(a)omit “or the National Crime Squad” (in both places), and

(b)omit “or the Director General of the National Crime Squad”.

(6)Omit subsection (6A).

Employment Rights Act 1996 (c. 18)E+W

84The Employment Rights Act 1996 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

85In section 43KA(2) (application of Part 4A of that Act to the police) for paragraphs (b) and (c) substitute—E+W

(b)in relation to a member of a police force seconded to the Serious Organised Crime Agency to serve as a member of its staff, that Agency; and.

86In section 50(2) (right to time off for public duties) omit paragraph (ca).E+W

87In section 134A (application of section 100 of that Act to the police) after subsection (2) add—E+W

(3)Subsection (1) does not apply to the holding of the office of constable by a member of a police force on secondment to the Serious Organised Crime Agency.

Juries (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (S.I. 1996/1141 (N.I. 6))E+W

88In Schedule 2 to the Juries (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 omit the entry relating to members of the National Criminal Intelligence Service, members of the Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service and persons employed by the Authority.E+W

Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (S.I. 1996/1919 (N.I. 16))E+W

89The Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

90In Article 67KA(3) (application of Part VA of that Order to the police) omit sub-paragraph (b).E+W

91In Article 72A(2) (application of Article 68 of that Order to the police) omit sub-paragraph (b).E+W

92In Article 169A(2) (application of Article 132 of that Order to the police) omit sub-paragraph (b).E+W

Police (Health and Safety) Act 1997 (c. 42)E+W

93In section 5(3) of the Police (Health and Safety) Act 1997—E+W

(a)in the definition of “relevant authority” omit paragraphs (c) and (d),

(b)in the definition of “relevant fund” omit paragraphs (b) and (c), and

(c)in the definition of “responsible officer” omit paragraph (b).

Police Act 1997 (c. 50)E+W

94The Police Act 1997 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

95Omit sections 1 to 87 (provision about NCIS and NCS and their Service Authorities).E+W

96Omit sections 89 and 90 (general provision about NCS).E+W

97(1)Section 93 (authorisations to interfere with property) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1B) after “officer is a” insert “ member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency, ”.

(3)In subsection (3) for paragraphs (b) and (c) substitute—

(b)if the authorising officer is within subsection (5)(f), by a member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency,.

(4)In subsection (5) for paragraphs (f) and (g) substitute—

(f)the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency, or any member of the staff of that Agency who is designated for the purposes of this paragraph by that Director General;.

(5)In subsection (6) omit paragraphs (d) and (e).

98(1)Section 94 (authorisations in absence of authorising officer) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)in paragraph (a) for “or (e)” substitute “ , (e) or (f) ”,

(b)at the end of paragraph (a) insert “ or ”,

(c)in paragraph (b) for “, (d) or (f)” substitute “ or (d) ”, and

(d)omit paragraph (c) and the word “or” before it.

(3)In subsection (2) for paragraphs (e) and (ea) substitute—

(e)where the authorising officer is within paragraph (f) of that subsection, by a person designated for the purposes of this section by the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency;.

(4)Omit subsections (3) and (4)(c).

99(1)Section 95 (form and duration of authorisations) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (6) for “or (g)” substitute “ or (f) ”.

(3)In subsection (7) for “, (d), (f) or (g)” substitute “ or (d) ”.

100(1)Section 97 (authorisations requiring approval) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (6A)—

(a)for “, (e) or (g)” substitute “ or (e) ”, and

(b)for “, Chief Constable or, as the case may be, Director General” substitute “ or, as the case may be, Chief Constable ”.

(3)After subsection (6A) insert—

(6B)The reference in subsection (6) to the authorising officer who gave the authorisation or in whose absence it was given shall be construed—

(a)in the case of an authorisation given by a person within paragraph (f) of section 93(5), as a reference to that person, and

(b)in the case of an authorisation given in the absence of such a person, as a reference to a member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency who is designated for the purposes of this section by the Director General of that Agency.

101In section 105(3) (supplementary provision about appeals) for “, (d), (f) or (g)” substitute “ or (d) ”.E+W

102In section 107(4)(b) (exclusions from Chief Commissioner's report) for “Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service or the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad” substitute “ Serious Organised Crime Agency ”.E+W

103(1)Section 109 (Police Information Technology Organisation) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (3) after “police forces,” insert—

(aa)the Serious Organised Crime Agency,.

(3)In subsection (4) for “(a) or (b)” substitute “ (a), (aa) or (b) ”.

104(1)Section 111 (interpretation of Part 5) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)at the end of paragraph (a) insert “ and ”, and

(b)omit paragraphs (c) and (d).

(3)In subsection (2)—

(a)at the end of paragraph (b) insert “ and ”, and

(b)omit paragraphs (d) and (e).

(4)In subsection (3)—

(a)at the end of paragraph (a) insert “ and ”, and

(b)omit paragraphs (c) and (d).

105In section 137(2) (extent) omit paragraphs (b) and (c).E+W

106Omit Schedules 1 to 2A (Service Authorities for NCIS and NCS).E+W

Race Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 (S.I. 1997/869 (N.I. 6))E+W

107The Race Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

108In Article 72A(8) (police officers) for “section 23 of the Police Act 1997” substitute “ section 23 or 24 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 ”.E+W

109In Article 72B (other police bodies), for paragraph (6) substitute—E+W

(6)In this Article, in relation to any body of constables—

(a)chief officer of police” means the person who has the direction and control of the body;

(b)police authority” means the authority by which the members of the body are paid; and

(c)police fund” means money provided by that authority.

Police (Health and Safety) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 (S.I. 1997/1774 (N.I. 16))E+W

110In Article 7(3) of the Police (Health and Safety) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997—E+W

(a)in the definition of “the relevant authority”, omit sub-paragraph (b),

(b)in the definition of “the relevant fund”, omit sub-paragraph (a), and

(c)in the definition of “the responsible officer”, omit sub-paragraph (b).

Audit Commission Act 1998 (c. 18)E+W

111In section 32(1) of the Audit Commission Act 1998 (documents to be sent by the Audit Commission to the Secretary of State), for the words from “relates to—” onwards substitute “ relates to a police authority established under section 3 of the Police Act 1996. ”E+W

Data Protection Act 1998 (c. 29)E+W

112In section 56(6) of the Data Protection Act 1998 (prohibition of requirement to produce certain records), in the first entry in the first column of the Table, for paragraphs (d) and (e) substitute—E+W

(d)the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency.

Police (Northern Ireland) Act 1998 (c. 32)E+W

113The Police (Northern Ireland) Act 1998 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

114(1)Section 27 (members of Police Service of Northern Ireland engaged on other police service) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)omit paragraph (b), and

(b)after paragraph (ca) insert—

(cb)seconded service as a member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency on which a member of the Police Service of Northern Ireland is engaged with the consent of the Chief Constable;.

(3)In subsection (5)(b) for the words from “subsection (1)(aa)” to “or (j)” substitute “ subsection (1)(aa), (c), (ca), (cb), (d), (e), (f), (h) or (j) ”.

(4)In subsection (7) for “(1)(b), (c) or (ca)” substitute “ (1)(c), (ca) or (cb) ”.

115In section 29(5) (liability for wrongful acts of constables) for “section 23 of the Police Act 1997” substitute “ section 23 or 24 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 ”.E+W

116In section 41 (inspectors of constabulary) for subsections (3) and (3A) substitute—E+W

(3A)The Secretary of State may at any time require the inspectors to carry out an inspection under this section of the Police Service of Northern Ireland; and a requirement under this subsection may include a requirement for the inspection to be confined to a particular part of the Service, to particular matters or to particular activities of the Service.

117(1)Section 42 (publication of reports of inspectors of constabulary) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1) omit “, (3)”.

(3)Omit subsection (7).

Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (c. 37)E+W

118Omit section 113 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (deputy authorising officer under Part 3 of Police Act 1997).E+W

Fair Employment and Treatment (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/3162 (N.I. 21))E+W

119The Fair Employment and Treatment (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

120In Article 94(6) (police officers) for “section 23 of the Police Act 1997” substitute “ section 23 or 24 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 ”.E+W

121In Article 94A (other police bodies), for paragraph (6) substitute—E+W

(6)In this Article, in relation to any body of constables—

(a)chief officer of police” means the person who has the direction and control of the body;

(b)police authority” means the authority by which the members of the body are paid; and

(c)police fund” means money provided by that authority.

Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (c. 33)E+W

122The Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

123In section 20(1) (supply of information to Secretary of State) for paragraphs (b) and (c) substitute—E+W

(b)the Serious Organised Crime Agency;.

124(1)Section 21 (supply of information by Secretary of State) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1) for paragraphs (b) and (c) substitute—

(b)the Serious Organised Crime Agency, for use for SOCA purposes;.

(3)For subsections (4) and (5) substitute—

(4)SOCA purposes” means any of the functions of the Serious Organised Crime Agency mentioned in section 2, 3 or 5 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005.

Terrorism Act 2000 (c. 11)E+W

125The Terrorism Act 2000 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

126In section 19(7B) (duty to disclose information)—E+W

(a)for “person” substitute “ member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency ”, and

(b)for “the National Criminal Intelligence Service” substitute “ that Agency ”.

127In section 20(5) (permission to disclose information)—E+W

(a)for “person” substitute “ member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency ”, and

(b)for “the National Criminal Intelligence Service” substitute “ that Agency ”.

128In section 21A(14) (failure to disclose: regulated sector)—E+W

(a)for “person” substitute “ member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency ”, and

(b)for “the National Criminal Intelligence Service” substitute “ that Agency ”.

129In section 21B(7) (protected disclosures)—E+W

(a)for “person” substitute “ member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency ”, and

(b)for “the National Criminal Intelligence Service” substitute “ that Agency ”.

130In Schedule 14 (exercise of officers' powers), in paragraph 4(1), for paragraph (d) substitute—E+W

(d)to the Serious Organised Crime Agency;.

Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (c. 23)E+W

131The Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

132(1)Section 6 (application for issue of an interception warrant) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (2)(d) for “National Criminal Intelligence Service” substitute “ Serious Organised Crime Agency ”.

(3)In subsection (3) after “specified in” insert “ paragraph (a), (b), (c), (e), (f), (g), (h), (i) or (j) ”.

133(1)In section 17(3) (exclusion of matters from legal proceedings) for paragraphs (c) and (d) substitute—E+W

(c)any member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency;.

(2)Sub-paragraph (1) does not affect the operation of section 17 in relation to conduct by any member of the National Criminal Intelligence Service or the National Crime Squad which took place before the commencement of this paragraph.

134(1)In section 19(2) (unauthorised disclosures) for paragraphs (c) and (d) substitute—E+W

(c)every member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency;.

(2)Sub-paragraph (1) does not affect the operation of section 19 in relation to any person's service as a member of the National Criminal Intelligence Service or the National Crime Squad before the commencement of this paragraph.

135(1)Section 25 (interpretation) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1), in the definition of “relevant public authority”, for paragraphs (b) and (c) substitute—

(b)the Serious Organised Crime Agency;.

(3)After subsection (3) insert—

(3A)References in this Chapter to an individual holding an office or position with the Serious Organised Crime Agency include references to any member of the staff of that Agency.

(4)For subsections (4) and (5) substitute—

(4)The Secretary of State may by order—

(a)remove any person from the list of persons who are for the time being relevant public authorities for the purposes of this Chapter; and

(b)make such consequential amendments, repeals or revocations in this or any other enactment as appear to him to be necessary or expedient.

(5)The Secretary of State shall not make an order under this section—

(a)that adds any person to the list of persons who are for the time being relevant public authorities for the purposes of this Chapter, or

(b)that by virtue of subsection (4)(b) amends or repeals any provision of an Act,

unless a draft of the order has been laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House.

136In section 32(6) (authorisation of intrusive surveillance) for paragraphs (k) and (l) substitute—E+W

(k)the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency and any member of the staff of that Agency who is designated for the purposes of this paragraph by that Director General;.

137(1)Section 33 (rules for grant of authorisation) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)omit “, the National Criminal Intelligence Service or the National Crime Squad”, and

(b)omit “, Service or Squad”.

(3)After subsection (1) insert—

(1A)A person who is a designated person for the purposes of section 28 or 29 by reference to his office or position with the Serious Organised Crime Agency shall not grant an authorisation under that section except on an application made by a member of the staff of the Agency.

(4)In subsection (3)—

(a)omit “, the National Criminal Intelligence Service or the National Crime Squad”, and

(b)omit (in both places) “, Service or Squad”.

(5)After subsection (3) insert—

(3A)The Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency or a person designated for the purposes of section 32(6)(k) by that Director General shall not grant an authorisation for the carrying out of intrusive surveillance except on an application made by a member of the staff of the Agency.

(6)In subsection (5)(a) for “the National Criminal Intelligence Service or the National Crime Squad,” substitute “ a member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency, ”.

(7)In subsection (6)—

(a)in paragraph (e) omit “and also of the National Criminal Intelligence Service”, and

(b)omit paragraph (f).

138(1)Section 34 (grant of authorisations in absence of senior officer) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1)(a) for “of the National Criminal Intelligence Service or of the National Crime Squad” substitute “ a member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency ”.

(3)In subsection (2)(a) for “, Service or Squad” substitute “ or Agency ”.

(4)In subsection (4) for paragraphs (j) and (k) substitute—

(j)a person is entitled to act for the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency if he is a person designated for the purposes of this paragraph by that Director General as a person entitled so to act in an urgent case;.

(5)Omit subsection (5).

(6)Omit subsection (6)(c).

139(1)Section 35 (notification of certain authorisations) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1) for “police, customs” substitute “ police, SOCA, customs ”.

(3)In subsection (10)—

(a)for “police, customs” substitute “ police, SOCA, customs ”, and

(b)in paragraph (a) for “, the National Criminal Intelligence Service or the National Crime Squad” substitute “ or the Serious Organised Crime Agency ”.

140(1)Section 36 (approval required for authorisations to take effect) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1) for paragraphs (b) and (c) substitute—

(b)a member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency;.

(3)In subsection (6)—

(a)in paragraph (b) for “National Criminal Intelligence Service or the Director General of the National Crime Squad,” substitute “ Serious Organised Crime Agency, ”, and

(b)for paragraphs (d) and (e) substitute—

(d)where the authorisation was granted by a person designated for the purposes of section 32(6)(k), or by a person entitled to act for the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency by virtue of section 34(4)(j), that Director General;.

141In section 37(1) (quashing of police and customs authorisations) for paragraphs (b) and (c) substitute—E+W

(b)a member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency;.

142In section 40 (duty to provide information to Surveillance Commissioners) for paragraphs (b) and (c) substitute—E+W

(b)every member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency,.

143In section 45(6) (cancellation of authorisations)—E+W

(a)at the end of paragraph (b) insert “ and ”, and

(b)omit paragraphs (d) and (e).

144In section 46(3) (restriction on authorisations extending to Scotland) after paragraph (da) insert—E+W

(db)the Serious Organised Crime Agency;.

145In section 49(1)(e) (notices requiring disclosure) after “the police” (in both places) insert “ , SOCA ”.E+W

146(1)Section 51 (cases in which key required) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (2)—

(a)for “the police, the customs” substitute “ the police, SOCA, the customs ”, and

(b)after paragraph (a) insert—

(aa)in the case of a direction by SOCA, except by or with the permission of the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency;.

(3)In subsection (3) after “of police,” insert “ the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency, ”.

(4)In subsection (6) after “of police,” insert “ by the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency, ”.

147In section 54(3) (tipping-off) after “police” (in both places) insert “ SOCA, ”.E+W

148(1)Section 55 (duties of specified authorities) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1) after paragraph (b) insert—

(ba)the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency;.

(3)After subsection (3) insert—

(3A)Paragraph 11 of Schedule 1 to the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 does not apply in relation to the duties of the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency under this section.

149In section 56(1) (interpretation)—E+W

(a)in the definition of “chief officer of police” omit paragraphs (j) and (k),

(b)in paragraph (a) of the definition of “the police” after “constable” insert “ (except a constable who is a member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency) ”, and

(c)after the definition of “section 49 notice” insert—

SOCA” means the Serious Organised Crime Agency or any member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency;.

150In section 58(1) (co-operation with Commissioner) for paragraphs (b) and (c) substitute—E+W

(b)every member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency,.

151In section 65(6) (the Tribunal) for paragraphs (d) and (e) substitute—E+W

(d)the Serious Organised Crime Agency; or.

152In section 68(7) (disclosure to Tribunal) for paragraphs (b) and (c) substitute—E+W

(b)every member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency;.

153In section 75(6) (authorisations under Part 3 of Police Act 1997) omit paragraph (b).E+W

154(1)Section 76A (foreign surveillance operations) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (6)(a) for “National Criminal Intelligence Service” substitute “ Serious Organised Crime Agency ”.

(3)In subsection (11), in the definition of “United Kingdom officer”—

(a)in paragraph (b) for “National Criminal Intelligence Service” substitute “ staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency ”, and

(b)in paragraph (c) omit “the National Crime Squad or”.

155(1)In Schedule 1 (relevant authorities) for paragraphs 2 and 3 substitute—E+W

2The Serious Organised Crime Agency.

156(1)Schedule 2 (persons having appropriate permission) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In paragraph 2—

(a)in sub-paragraph (3) after “the police” insert “ , SOCA ”, and

(b)in sub-paragraph (5) after “Only the police” insert “ , SOCA ”.

(3)In paragraph 4(2) after “the police,” (in each place) insert “ SOCA, ”.

(4)In paragraph 5(3)(b) after “police” insert “ , SOCA ”.

(5)In paragraph 6—

(a)after sub-paragraph (3) insert—

(3A)A member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency does not by virtue of paragraph 1, 4 or 5 have the appropriate permission in relation to any protected information unless permission to give a section 49 notice in relation to that information has been granted—

(a)by the Director General; or

(b)by a member of the staff of the Agency of or above such level as the Director General may designate for the purposes of this sub-paragraph.; and

(b)after sub-paragraph (5) add—

(6)In sub-paragraph (2) “constable” does not include a constable who is a member of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency.

Football (Disorder) Act 2000 (c. 25)E+W

157Omit section 2 of the Football (Disorder) Act 2000 (disclosure of information by NCIS).E+W

Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)E+W

158The Freedom of Information Act 2000 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

159In section 23(3) (bodies supplying information which is exempt) omit “and” at the end of paragraph (k) and after paragraph (l) add—E+W

(m)the Serious Organised Crime Agency.

160In Schedule 1 (list of public authorities), in Part 6, omit the entries relating to the National Crime Squad and the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad.E+W

Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000 (c. 43)E+W

161In section 71(1) and (2)(a) of the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000 (access to driver licensing records) after “constables” insert “ and members of the staff of the Serious Organised Crime Agency ”.E+W

Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (c. 16)E+W

162The Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

163In section 88(8) (functions of Central Police Training and Development Authority) for paragraphs (a) and (b) substitute—E+W

(a)the Serious Organised Crime Agency;.

164(1)Section 104 (vice-chairmen) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)Omit subsection (3).

(3)In subsection (4)—

(a)at the end of paragraph (a) insert “ and ”, and

(b)omit paragraph (c) and the word “and” before it.

(4)Omit subsection (8).

165(1)Section 107 (payment of allowances to authority members) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)Omit subsection (1)(c).

(3)Omit subsection (4).

166Omit sections 108 to 121 (provision about NCIS and NCS and their Service Authorities).E+W

167Omit section 138(6)(d) (extent).E+W

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (c. 29)E+W

168The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

169In section 313(1) (restriction on performance by police of functions of the Director of the Assets Recovery Agency) omit paragraphs (c) and (d).E+W

170In section 330(5)(a) (required disclosure of information regarding money laundering) for “the Director General of the National Criminal Intelligence Service” substitute “ the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency ”.E+W

171In section 331(5)(a) (required disclosure of information regarding money laundering) for “the Director General of the National Criminal Intelligence Service” substitute “ the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency ”.E+W

172In section 332(5)(a) (required disclosure of information regarding money laundering) for “the Director General of the National Criminal Intelligence Service” substitute “ the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency ”.E+W

173In section 336 (giving of consent by a nominated officer) in subsections (2)(a), (3)(a) and (4)(a), for “the Director General of the National Criminal Intelligence Service” substitute “ the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency ”.E+W

174In section 340(13) (interpretation of references to constable) for “the Director General of the National Criminal Intelligence Service” substitute “ the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency ”.E+W

175In section 378(5) (interpretation of references to officers) for “the Director General of the National Criminal Intelligence Service” substitute “ the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency ”.E+W

176In section 436(5) (persons permitted to disclose information to the Director of the Assets Recovery Agency) for paragraphs (b) and (c) substitute—E+W

(b)the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency;.

177In section 439(5) (persons permitted to disclose information to the Lord Advocate and Scottish Ministers) for paragraphs (b) and (c) substitute—E+W

(b)the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency;.

178In section 445(2)(b) (external investigations) for “the Director General of the National Criminal Intelligence Service” substitute “ the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency ”.E+W

Police Reform Act 2002 (c. 30)E+W

179The Police Reform Act 2002 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

180Omit section 8 (powers of Secretary of State in relation to NCIS and NCS).E+W

181(1)Section 38 (exercise of police powers by civilian employees) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)Omit subsection (3).

(3)In subsection (4) omit “or a Director General”.

(4)In subsection (7) omit “or of a Service Authority”.

182In section 42 (supplementary provisions relating to exercise of police powers) omit subsections (4) and (8).E+W

183(1)Section 45 (code of practice relating to exercise of police powers) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1) omit “and by Directors General”.

(3)In subsection (3) omit paragraphs (a), (b), (d) and (e).

(4)In subsection (5) omit “or a Director General”.

184In section 47(1) (interpretation) omit the definitions of “Director General” and “Service Authority”.E+W

185(1)Section 82 (police nationality requirements) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1) omit paragraph (c).

(3)In subsection (2)—

(a)at the end of paragraph (a) insert “ or ”, and

(b)omit paragraph (c) and the word “or” before it.

(4)In subsection (3)—

(a)at the end of paragraph (c) insert “ and ”, and

(b)omit paragraph (d).

(5)In subsection (4) for “, Service or Squad” substitute “ or Service ”.

186Omit sections 85 to 91 (NCIS and NCS: general provisions).E+W

187Omit section 93 (quorum for NCIS and NCS service authorities).E+W

188(1)Section 102 (liability for wrongful acts of constables) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (2) omit paragraphs (c) and (d).

(3)In subsection (5) omit paragraphs (b) and (c).

189(1)Section 103 (liability in respect of members of teams) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)Omit subsections (2) and (3).

(3)In subsection (6) omit “, the NCIS service fund or the NCS service fund,”.

190In Schedule 4 (powers exercisable by police civilians), in paragraph 36(1), omit paragraph (b) and the word “and” before it.E+W

Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003 (c. 32)E+W

191Omit section 85 (liability of NCIS in respect of foreign officers) of the Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003.E+W

Courts Act 2003 (c. 39)E+W

192In section 41(6)(c) of the Courts Act 2003 (disqualification of lay justices who are members of local authorities) for “, the Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service or the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad” substitute “ or the Serious Organised Crime Agency ”.E+W

Sexual Offences Act 2003 (c. 42)E+W

193The Sexual Offences Act 2003 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

194In section 94(3) (supply of information for verification) for paragraphs (c) and (d) substitute—E+W

(c)the Serious Organised Crime Agency.

195In section 95(2) (supply of information by Secretary of State) for paragraphs (b) and (c) substitute—E+W

(b)the Serious Organised Crime Agency.

Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c. 44)E+W

196In section 29(5) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (persons who may institute criminal proceedings by written charge) after paragraph (ca) insert—E+W

(cb)the Director General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency or a person authorised by him to institute criminal proceedings;.

Energy Act 2004 (c. 20)E+W

197The Energy Act 2004 has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

198In section 59(3) (members of civil nuclear constabulary serving with other forces)—E+W

(a)in the definition of “chief officer” omit paragraphs (c) and (d), and

(b)in the definition of “relevant force” omit paragraphs (c) and (d).

199After section 59 insert—E+W

59AConstables serving with Serious Organised Crime Agency

(1)A member of the Constabulary serving with the Serious Organised Crime Agency under arrangements to which subsection (2) applies shall—

(a)be under the direction and control of the Serious Organised Crime Agency, and

(b)continue to be a constable.

(2)This subsection applies to arrangements made between the Serious Organised Crime Agency and the chief constable.

Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28)E+W

200In Schedule 9 to the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (authorities within remit of Commissioner for Victims and Witnesses) for paragraphs 13 and 14 substitute—E+W

13The Serious Organised Crime Agency.

Section 82

SCHEDULE 5E+W+S+N.I.Persons specified for the purposes of section 82

1A person who is or might be, or who has been, a witness in legal proceedings (whether or not in the United Kingdom).E+W+S+N.I.

2A person who has complied with a disclosure notice given to him by virtue of section 62(1).E+W+S+N.I.

3(1)A person who has been given an immunity notice under section 71(1) if the notice continues to have effect in relation to him.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)A person who has been given a restricted use undertaking under section 72(1) if the undertaking continues to have effect in relation to him.

4A person who is or has been a member of a jury.E+W+S+N.I.

5A person who holds or has held judicial office (whether or not in the United Kingdom).E+W+S+N.I.

6A person who is or has been a justice of the peace or who holds or has held a position comparable to that of a justice of the peace in a place outside the United Kingdom.E+W+S+N.I.

7A person who is or has been a member of an international tribunal which has jurisdiction in criminal matters.E+W+S+N.I.

8A person who conducts or has conducted criminal prosecutions (whether or not in the United Kingdom).E+W+S+N.I.

9(1)A person who is or has been the Director of Public Prosecutions for England and Wales.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)A person who is or has been a member of staff of the Crown Prosecution Service for England and Wales.

10(1)A person who is or has been the Director or deputy Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)A person who is or has been a person appointed under Article 4(3) of the Prosecution of Offences (Northern Ireland) Order 1972 (S.I. 1972/538 (N.I.1)) to assist the Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland.

11A person who is or has been under the direction and control of the Lord Advocate in the Lord Advocate's capacity as head of the systems of criminal prosecution and investigation of deaths in Scotland.E+W+S+N.I.

12(1)A person who is or has been the Director of Revenue and Customs Prosecutions.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)A person who is or has been a member of staff of the Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office.

13A person who is or has been a constable.E+W+S+N.I.

14A person who is or has been designated under—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)section 38(1) of the Police Reform Act 2002 (c. 30) (police powers for police authority employees);

(b)section 30(1) of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2003 (c. 6) (police powers for designated police support staff).

15A person who is a police custody and security officer (within the meaning of section 9(1A) of the Police (Scotland) Act 1967 (c. 77)) of a police authority in Scotland.E+W+S+N.I.

16A person who—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)is or has been an officer of Revenue and Customs;

(b)is or has been a member of staff of Her Majesty's Customs and Excise.

17A person who is or has been a person appointed as an immigration officer under paragraph 1 of Schedule 2 to the Immigration Act 1971 (c. 77).E+W+S+N.I.

18A person who is or has been a member of staff of SOCA.E+W+S+N.I.

19(1)A person who is or has been the Director General of the National Criminal Intelligence Service or the Director General of the National Crime Squad.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)A person who is or has been under the direction and control of the Director General of the National Criminal Intelligence Service or the Director General of the National Crime Squad.

20(1)A person who is or has been the Director of the Scottish Drug Enforcement Agency.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)A person who is or has been under the direction and control of the Director of the Scottish Drug Enforcement Agency.

21(1)A person who is or has been the Director of the Assets Recovery Agency.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)A person who is or has been a member of staff of the Assets Recovery Agency or a person with whom the Director of that Agency has made arrangements for the provision of services under section 1(4) of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (c. 29).

22(1)A person who is or has been the head of the Civil Recovery Unit, that is to say of the organisation known by that name which acts on behalf of the Scottish Ministers in proceedings under Part 5 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (civil recovery of the proceeds etc. of unlawful conduct).E+W+S+N.I.

(2)A person who is or has been a member of staff of the Civil Recovery Unit.

23(1)A person who is or has been a person appointed by virtue of section 246(1) of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (c. 29) as an interim receiver.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)A person who assists or has assisted an interim receiver so appointed in the exercise of such functions as are mentioned in section 247 of that Act.

24(1)A person who is or has been a person appointed by virtue of section 256(1) of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 as an interim administrator.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)A person who assists or has assisted an interim administrator so appointed in the exercise of such functions as are mentioned in section 257 of that Act.

25(1)A person who is or has been the head of the Financial Crime Unit, that is to say of the organisation known by that name which, among other activities, acts on behalf of the Lord Advocate in proceedings under Part 3 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (confiscation: Scotland).E+W+S+N.I.

(2)A person who is or has been a member of staff of the Financial Crime Unit.

26A person who is or has been a prison officer.E+W+S+N.I.

27A person who is or has been a covert human intelligence source (within the meaning of section 26(8) of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (c. 23) or of section 1(7) of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Scotland) Act 2000 (asp 11)).E+W+S+N.I.

28A person—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)who is a member of the family of a person specified in any of the preceding paragraphs;

(b)who lives or has lived in the same household as a person so specified;

(c)who has or has had a close personal relationship with a person so specified.

Section 109

SCHEDULE 6E+WMinor and consequential amendments relating to Chapter 6 of Part 2

Prescription and Limitation (Scotland) Act 1973 (c. 52)E+W

1In section 19B(3) of the Prescription and Limitation (Scotland) Act 1973 (actions for recovery of property obtained through unlawful conduct etc.)—E+W

(a)after paragraph (a) insert—

(aa)an application is made for a prohibitory property order, or, and

(b)for “earlier” substitute “ earliest ”.

Limitation Act 1980 (c. 58)E+W

2In section 27A(3) of the Limitation Act 1980 (time limits for bringing proceedings for recovery order: when proceedings are brought)—E+W

(a)after paragraph (a) insert—

(aa)an application is made for a property freezing order, or, and

(b)for “earlier” substitute “ earliest ”.

Limitation (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (S.I. 1989/1339 (N.I. 11))E+W

3In Article 72A(3) of the Limitation (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (time limits for bringing proceedings for recovery order: when proceedings are brought)—E+W

(a)after paragraph (a) insert—

(aa)an application is made for a property freezing order, or, and

(b)for “earlier” substitute “ earliest ”.

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (c. 29)E+W

4The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (c. 29) is amended as follows.E+W

5In section 82(f) (confiscation: England and Wales: property is free property if order under section 246 etc. applies to it)—E+W

(a)after “section” insert “ 245A, ” and

(b)after “246,” insert “ 255A, 256, ”.

6In section 148(f) (confiscation: Scotland: property is free property if order under section 246 etc. applies to it)—E+W

(a)after “section” insert “ 245A, ” and

(b)after “246,” insert “ 255A, 256, ”.

7In section 230(f) (confiscation: Northern Ireland: property is free property if order under section 246 etc. applies to it)—E+W

(a)after “section” insert “ 245A, ” and

(b)after “246,” insert “ 255A, 256, ”.

8In section 241(2)(a) (conduct occurring outside the United Kingdom that is unlawful conduct for the purposes of Part 5)—E+W

(a)after “in a country” insert “ or territory ”, and

(b)for “of that country” substitute “ applying in that country or territory ”.

9In section 243 (proceedings for recovery orders in England and Wales or Northern Ireland), after subsection (4) insert—E+W

(5)Nothing in sections 245A to 255 limits any power of the court apart from those sections to grant interim relief in connection with proceedings (including prospective proceedings) under this Chapter.

10Before section 248 (and its heading) insert the following heading— “ Property freezing orders and interim receiving orders: registration ”E+W

11(1)Section 248 (registration: England and Wales) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1)(a), for “interim receiving orders” substitute “ property freezing orders, and in relation to interim receiving orders, ”.

(3)In subsection (1)(b), for “interim receiving orders” substitute “ property freezing orders, and in relation to applications for interim receiving orders, ”.

(4)In subsection (3), before “an interim receiving order” insert “ a property freezing order or ”.

12(1)Section 249 (registration: Northern Ireland) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1), after “applying for” insert “ a property freezing order or ”.

(3)In subsection (1)(b), for “an interim receiving order” substitute “ a property freezing order, or an interim receiving order, ”.

(4)After subsection (1) insert—

(1A)Upon being served with a copy of a property freezing order, the Registrar must, in respect of any registered land to which a property freezing order or an application for a property freezing order relates, make an entry inhibiting any dealing with the land without the consent of the High Court.

(5)In subsection (3), after “entry made under subsection” insert “ (1A) or ”.

(6)In subsection (4)—

(a)after “Where” insert “ a property freezing order or ”, and

(b)after “setting aside the” insert “ property freezing order or ”.

13Before section 250 (and its heading) insert the following heading— “ Interim receiving orders: further provisions ”E+W

14(1)Section 252 (interim receiving orders: prohibition on dealings) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)For subsection (4) (restriction on exclusions for legal expenses) substitute—

(4)Where the court exercises the power to make an exclusion for the purpose of enabling a person to meet legal expenses that he has incurred, or may incur, in respect of proceedings under this Part, it must ensure that the exclusion—

(a)is limited to reasonable legal expenses that the person has reasonably incurred or that he reasonably incurs,

(b)specifies the total amount that may be released for legal expenses in pursuance of the exclusion, and

(c)is made subject to the required conditions (see section 286A) in addition to any conditions imposed under subsection (3).

(4A)The court, in deciding whether to make an exclusion for the purpose of enabling a person to meet legal expenses of his in respect of proceedings under this Part—

(a)must have regard (in particular) to the desirability of the person being represented in any proceedings under this Part in which he is a participant, and

(b)must, where the person is the respondent, disregard the possibility that legal representation of the person in any such proceedings might, were an exclusion not made, be funded by the Legal Services Commission or the Northern Ireland Legal Services Commission.

(3)In subsection (6) (power to make exclusions not to be exercised so as to prejudice enforcement authority's rights to recover property), after “must” insert “ , subject to subsection (4A), ”.

15In section 266 (recovery orders), after subsection (8) insert—E+W

(8A)A recovery order made by a court in England and Wales or Northern Ireland may provide for payment under section 280 of reasonable legal expenses that a person has reasonably incurred, or may reasonably incur, in respect of—

(a)the proceedings under this Part in which the order is made, or

(b)any related proceedings under this Part.

(8B)If regulations under section 286B apply to an item of expenditure, a sum in respect of the item is not payable under section 280 in pursuance of provision under subsection (8A) unless—

(a)the enforcement authority agrees to its payment, or

(b)the court has assessed the amount allowed by the regulations in respect of that item and the sum is paid in respect of the assessed amount.

16In section 271(4) (certain payments to trustee for civil recovery to be reduced to take account of loss caused by interim receiving order etc.)—E+W

(a)in paragraph (a), for “an interim receiving order or” substitute “ a property freezing order, an interim receiving order, a prohibitory property order or an ”, and

(b)in paragraph (b), for “interim receiving order or interim administration order” substitute “ order mentioned in paragraph (a) ”.

17In section 272(5) (provision in recovery orders for compensation for loss caused by interim receiving order etc.)—E+W

(a)in paragraph (a), for “an interim receiving order or” substitute “ a property freezing order, an interim receiving order, a prohibitory property order or an ”, and

(b)in paragraph (b), for “interim receiving order or interim administration order” substitute “ order mentioned in paragraph (a) ”.

18In section 280(2) (application of realised proceeds of recovery order)—E+W

(a)after paragraph (a) insert—

(aa)next, any payment of legal expenses which, after giving effect to section 266(8B), are payable under this subsection in pursuance of provision under section 266(8A) contained in the recovery order, and

(b)in paragraph (b), for “second” substitute “ then ”.

19In section 283 (compensation where interim receiving order etc. has applied)—E+W

(a)in subsection (1), for “an interim receiving order or” substitute “ a property freezing order, an interim receiving order, a prohibitory property order or an ”, and

(b)in subsection (5), for “interim receiving order or interim administration order” substitute “ order mentioned in subsection (1) ”.

20After section 286 insert—E+W

286ALegal expenses excluded from freezing: required conditions

(1)The Lord Chancellor may by regulations specify the required conditions for the purposes of section 245C(5) or 252(4).

(2)A required condition may (in particular)—

(a)restrict who may receive sums released in pursuance of the exclusion (by, for example, requiring released sums to be paid to professional legal advisers), or

(b)be made for the purpose of controlling the amount of any sum released in pursuance of the exclusion in respect of an item of expenditure.

(3)A required condition made for the purpose mentioned in subsection (2)(b) may (for example)—

(a)provide for sums to be released only with the agreement of the enforcement authority;

(b)provide for a sum to be released in respect of an item of expenditure only if the court has assessed the amount allowed by regulations under section 286B in respect of that item and the sum is released for payment of the assessed amount;

(c)provide for a sum to be released in respect of an item of expenditure only if—

(i)the enforcement authority agrees to its release, or

(ii)the court has assessed the amount allowed by regulations under section 286B in respect of that item and the sum is released for payment of the assessed amount.

(4)Before making regulations under this section, the Lord Chancellor must consult such persons as he considers appropriate.

286BLegal expenses: regulations for purposes of section 266(8B) or 286A(3)

(1)The Lord Chancellor may by regulations—

(a)make provision for the purposes of section 266(8B);

(b)make provision for the purposes of required conditions that make provision of the kind mentioned in section 286A(3)(b) or (c).

(2)Regulations under this section may (in particular)—

(a)limit the amount of remuneration allowable to representatives for a unit of time worked;

(b)limit the total amount of remuneration allowable to representatives for work done in connection with proceedings or a step in proceedings;

(c)limit the amount allowable in respect of an item of expense incurred by a representative or incurred, otherwise than in respect of the remuneration of a representative, by a party to proceedings.

(3)Before making regulations under this section, the Lord Chancellor must consult such persons as he considers appropriate.

21In section 287 (financial threshold for starting proceedings), in subsections (3) and (4) (threshold applies to applications made before proceedings started but does not apply after proceedings started or application made), for “an interim receiving order or” substitute “ a property freezing order, an interim receiving order, a prohibitory property order or an ”.E+W

22(1)Section 316(1) (interpretation of Part 5) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)After the definition of “premises” insert—

prohibitory property order” has the meaning given by section 255A(2);

property freezing order” has the meaning given by section 245A(2);.

(3)In paragraph (b) of the definition of “respondent”, for “an interim receiving order or” substitute “ a property freezing order, an interim receiving order, a prohibitory property order or an ”.

23In section 432 (insolvency practitioners), in subsections (1)(b), (8)(a) and (9)(a), for “an interim receiving order made under section 246” substitute “ a property freezing order made under section 245A, an interim receiving order made under section 246, a prohibitory property order made under section 255A ”.E+W

Section 111

SCHEDULE 7E+W+S+N.I.Powers of Arrest: supplementary

Part 1 E+WSpecific repeals

Unlawful Drilling Act 1819 (60 Geo. 3 & 1 Geo. 4 c. 1)E+W

1In section 2 of the Unlawful Drilling Act 1819 (power to disperse unlawful meeting), omit “, or for any other person acting in their aid or assistance,”.E+W

Vagrancy Act 1824 (c. 83)E+W

2Section 6 of the Vagrancy Act 1824 (power to apprehend) shall cease to have effect.E+W

Railway Regulation Act 1842 (c. 55)E+W

3Section 17 of the Railway Regulation Act 1842 (punishment of persons guilty of misconduct) shall cease to have effect.E+W

Companies Clauses Consolidation Act 1845 (c. 16)E+W

4In section 156 of the Companies Clauses Consolidation Act 1845 (transient offenders), omit “, and all persons called by him to his assistance,”.E+W

Railways Clauses Consolidation Act 1845 (c. 20)E+W

5(1)The Railways Clauses Consolidation Act 1845 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)Section 104 (detention of offenders) shall cease to have effect.

(3)Section 154 (transient offenders) shall cease to have effect.

Licensing Act 1872 (c. 94)E+W

6In section 12 of the Licensing Act 1872 (penalty on persons found drunk), omit “may be apprehended, and”.E+W

Public Stores Act 1875 (c. 25)E+W

7In section 12 of the Public Stores Act 1875 (powers of arrest and search), omit subsection (1).E+W

London County Council (General Powers) Act 1894 (c. ccxii)E+W

8In section 7 of the London County Council (General Powers) Act 1894 (arrest for breach of byelaws), omit “and any person called to the assistance of such constable or person authorised”.E+W

London County Council (General Powers) Act 1900 (c. cclxviii)E+W

9In section 27 of the London County Council (General Powers) Act 1900 (arrest for breach of byelaws), omit “and any person called to the assistance of such constable or officer”.E+W

Licensing Act 1902 (c. 28)E+W

10(1)The Licensing Act 1902 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In section 1 (apprehension of persons found drunk), omit “apprehended and”.

(3)In section 2 (being drunk in charge of a child), in subsection (1), omit “may be apprehended, and”.

Protection of Animals Act 1911 (c. 27)E+W

11In section 12 of the Protection of Animals Act 1911 (powers of constables), omit subsection (1).E+W

Official Secrets Act 1911 (c. 28)E+W

12Section 6 of the Official Secrets Act 1911 (power of arrest) shall cease to have effect.E+W

Public Order Act 1936 (1 Edw. 8 & 1 Geo. 6 c. 6)E+W

13In section 7 of the Public Order Act 1936 (enforcement), omit subsection (3).E+W

Street Offences Act 1959 (c. 57)E+W

14In section 1 of the Street Offences Act 1959 (loitering or soliciting for purposes of prostitution), omit subsection (3).E+W

Criminal Justice Act 1967 (c. 80)E+W

15In section 91 of the Criminal Justice Act 1967 (drunkenness in a public place), in subsection (1), omit “may be arrested without warrant by any person and”.E+W

Ministry of Housing and Local Government Provisional Order Confirmation (Greater London Parks and Open Spaces) Act 1967 (c. xxix)E+W

16In Article 19 (power of detention) of the Order set out in the Schedule to the Ministry of Housing and Local Government Provisional Order Confirmation (Greater London Parks and Open Spaces) Act 1967, omit “and any person called to the assistance of such constable or officer”.E+W

Theft Act 1968 (c. 60)E+W

17In section 25 of the Theft Act 1968 (going equipped for stealing etc.), omit subsection (4).E+W

Port of London Act 1968 (c. xxxii)E+W

18Section 170 of the Port of London Act 1968 (power of arrest) shall cease to have effect.E+W

Criminal Law Act 1977 (c. 45)E+W

19(1)The Criminal Law Act 1977 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In section 6 (violence for securing entry), omit subsection (6).

(3)In section 7 (adverse occupation of residential premises), omit subsection (6).

(4)In section 8 (trespassing with a weapon of offence), omit subsection (4).

(5)In section 9 (trespassing on premises of foreign missions, etc.), omit subsection (7).

(6)In section 10 (obstruction of certain officers executing process), in subsection (5), omit “A constable in uniform,”.

Theft Act 1978 (c. 31)E+W

20In section 3 of the Theft Act 1978 (making off without payment), omit subsection (4).E+W

Animal Health Act 1981 (c. 22)E+W

21(1)The Animal Health Act 1981 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In section 61 (powers of arrest as to rabies), omit subsection (1).

(3)In section 62 (entry and search under section 61), omit subsection (1).

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (c. 30)E+W

22In Schedule 3 to the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (control of sex establishments), omit paragraph 24.E+W

Aviation Security Act 1982 (c. 36)E+W

23In section 28 of the Aviation Security Act 1982 (byelaws for designated airports), omit subsection (3).E+W

Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (c. 60)E+W

24(1)The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In section 118 (general interpretation), in subsection (1), omit the definition of “arrestable offence”.

(3)Schedule 1A (specific offences which are arrestable offences) shall cease to have effect.

(4)In Schedule 2 (preserved powers of arrest), the following are omitted—

  • the entry relating to the Military Lands Act 1892 (c. 43),

  • the entry relating to the Protection of Animals Act 1911 (c. 27),

  • the entry relating to the Public Order Act 1936 (1 Edw. 8 & 1 Geo. 6 c. 6),

  • the entry relating to the Street Offences Act 1959 (c. 57),

  • the entry relating to the Criminal Law Act 1977 (c. 45),

  • the entry relating to the Animal Health Act 1981 (c. 22).

Sporting Events (Control of Alcohol etc.) Act 1985 (c. 57)E+W

25In section 7 of the Sporting Events (Control of Alcohol etc.) Act 1985 (powers of enforcement), in subsection (2), omit “, and may arrest such a person”.E+W

Public Order Act 1986 (c. 64)E+W

26(1)The Public Order Act 1986 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In section 3 (affray), omit subsection (6).

(3)In section 4 (fear or provocation of violence), omit subsection (3).

(4)In section 4A (intentional harassment, alarm or distress), omit subsection (4).

(5)In section 5 (harassment, alarm or distress), omit subsections (4) and (5).

(6)In section 12 (imposing conditions on public processions), omit subsection (7).

(7)In section 13 (prohibiting public processions), omit subsection (10).

(8)In section 14 (imposing conditions on public assemblies), omit subsection (7).

(9)In section 14B (offences in connection with trespassory assemblies), omit subsection (4).

(10)In section 14C (stopping persons from proceeding to trespassory assemblies), omit subsection (4).

(11)In section 18 (use of words or behaviour or display of written material), omit subsection (3).

Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52)E+W

27(1)The Road Traffic Act 1988 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In section 4 (driving etc. under influence of drink or drugs), omit subsections (6) to (8).

(3)In section 163 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (power of police to stop vehicles), omit subsection (4).

(4)The repeal of section 4(8) extends also to Scotland.

Football Spectators Act 1989 (c. 37)E+W

28In section 2 of the Football Spectators Act 1989 (offences relating to unauthorised attendance at designated football matches), omit subsection (4).E+W

Transport and Works Act 1992 (c. 42)E+W

29In section 30 of the Transport and Works Act 1992 (powers of arrest and entry), omit subsections (1) and (3).E+W

Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (c. 52)E+W

30In section 241 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (intimidation or annoyance), omit subsection (3).E+W

Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (c. 33)E+W

31(1)The Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In section 61 (power to remove trespassers on land), omit subsection (5).

(3)In section 62B (failure to comply with direction under section 62A), omit subsection (4).

(4)In section 63 (powers to remove persons attending or preparing for a rave), omit subsection (8).

(5)In section 65 (raves: powers to stop persons from proceeding), omit subsection (5).

(6)In section 68 (offence of aggravated trespass), omit subsection (4).

(7)In section 69 (powers to remove persons committing or participating in aggravated trespass), omit subsection (5).

(8)In section 76 (interim possession orders: trespassing during currency of order), omit subsection (7).

Reserve Forces Act 1996 (c. 14)E+W

32In Schedule 2 to the Reserve Forces Act 1996 (deserters and absentees without leave), omit paragraph 2(1).E+W

Confiscation of Alcohol (Young Persons) Act 1997 (c. 33)E+W

33In section 1 of the Confiscation of Alcohol (Young Persons) Act 1997 (confiscation of alcohol), omit subsection (5).E+W

Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (c. 37)E+W

34In section 31 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (racially or religiously aggravated public order offences), omit subsections (2) and (3).E+W

Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (c. 16)E+W

35In the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001—E+W

(a)in section 42 (police directions stopping harassment etc. of a person in his home), omit subsection (8),

(b)in section 47 (application of offences relating to prostitution advertising to public structures), omit subsection (3).

Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003 (c. 38)E+W

36In the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003—E+W

(a)in section 4 (closure of premises: offences), omit subsection (5),

(b)in section 32 (supplementary provisions about powers relating to dispersal of groups and removal of persons under 16 to their homes), omit subsection (3).

Hunting Act 2004 (c. 37)E+W

37Section 7 of the Hunting Act 2004 (arrest) shall cease to have effect.E+W

Part 2 E+WGeneral repeal

38So much of the enactments set out in the second column of the Table below as confers a power of arrest without warrant upon—E+W

(a)a constable, or

(b)persons in general (as distinct from persons of any description specified in or for the purposes of the enactment),

shall cease to have effect to the extent that it is not already spent.

Short title and chapterEnactment affected
Unlawful Drilling Act 1819 (60 Geo. 3 & 1 Geo. 4 c. 1)Section 2 (power to disperse unlawful meeting).
Military Lands Act 1892 (c. 43)Section 17(2) (powers relating to breaches of byelaws).
London County Council (General Powers) Act 1894 (c. ccxii)Section 7 (arrest for breach of byelaws).
London County Council (General Powers) Act 1900 (c. cclxviii)Section 27 (arrest for breach of byelaws).
Ministry of Housing and Local Government Provisional Order Confirmation (Greater London Parks and Open Spaces) Act 1967 (c. xxix)Article 19 (power of detention) of the Order set out in the Schedule.
Theft Act 1968 (c. 60)In Schedule 1 (offences of taking or destroying fish), paragraph 2(4).
Lotteries and Amusements Act 1976 (c. 32)In section 19 (search warrants), the second paragraph (b).
Animal Health Act 1981 (c. 22)Section 60 (duties and authorities of constables).

Part 3 E+W+S+N.I.Amendments relating to references to arrestable offences and serious arrestable offences

Criminal Law Act 1826 (c. 64)E+W

39In section 28 of the Criminal Law Act 1826 (which confers power to order the payment of compensation to those who have helped apprehend an offender), for “an arrestable offence” substitute “ an indictable offence ”.E+W

Criminal Law Act 1967 (c. 58)E+W

40(1)The Criminal Law Act 1967 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In section 4 (penalties for assisting offenders)—

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)for “an arrestable offence” substitute “ a relevant offence ”,

(ii)for “other arrestable offence” substitute “ other relevant offence ”,

(b)for subsection (1A) substitute—

(1A)In this section and section 5 below, “relevant offence” means—

(a)an offence for which the sentence is fixed by law,

(b)an offence for which a person of 18 years or over (not previously convicted) may be sentenced to imprisonment for a term of five years (or might be so sentenced but for the restrictions imposed by section 33 of the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980).,

(c)in subsection (2), for “an arrestable offence” substitute “ a relevant offence ”.

(3)In section 5 (penalties for concealing offences or giving false information), in subsection (1)—

(a)for “an arrestable offence” substitute “ a relevant offence ”,

(b)for “other arrestable offence” substitute “ other relevant offence ”.

Port of London Act 1968 (c. xxxii)E+W

41(1)The Port of London Act 1968 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In section 2 (interpretation), omit the definition of “arrestable offence”.

(3)In section 156 (powers of constables), in subsection (2), for “arrestable”, in each place where it occurs, substitute “ indictable ”.

Solicitors Act 1974 (c. 47)E+W

42(1)The Solicitors Act 1974 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In section 13A (imposition of conditions while practising certificates are in force), in subsection (2)(d), for sub-paragraph (ii) substitute—

(ii)an indictable offence.

(3)In section 13B (suspension of practising certificates where solicitors convicted of fraud or serious crime), in subsection (1)(a), for sub-paragraph (ii) substitute—

(ii)an indictable offence; and.

Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (c. 60)E+W

43(1)The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In section 4 (road checks)—

(a)for “a serious arrestable offence”, in each place where it occurs, substitute “ an indictable offence ”,

(b)in subsection (14), for “serious arrestable offence” substitute “ indictable offence ”.

(3)In section 8 (powers to authorise entry and search), for “a serious arrestable offence”, in both places, substitute “ an indictable offence ”.

(4)In section 17 (entry for purpose of arrest etc.), in subsection (1)(b), for “arrestable” substitute “ indictable ”.

(5)In section 18 (entry and search after arrest), in subsection (1), for “arrestable”, in both places, substitute “ indictable ”.

(6)In section 32 (search upon arrest), in subsection (2), for paragraph (b) substitute—

(b)if the offence for which he has been arrested is an indictable offence, to enter and search any premises in which he was when arrested or immediately before he was arrested for evidence relating to the offence.

(7)In section 42 (authorisation of continued detention), in subsection (1)(b), for “arrestable” substitute “ indictable ”.

(8)In section 43 (warrants of further detention), in subsection (4)(b), for “a serious arrestable offence” substitute “ an indictable offence ”.

(9)In section 56 (right to have someone informed when arrested)—

(a)in each of subsections (2)(a) and (5)(a), for “a serious arrestable offence” substitute “ an indictable offence ”,

(b)in subsection (5A)(a), for “the serious arrestable offence” substitute “ the indictable offence ”.

(10)In section 58 (access to legal advice)—

(a)in each of subsections (6)(a) and (8)(a), for “a serious arrestable offence” substitute “ an indictable offence ”,

(b)in subsection (8A)(a), for “the serious arrestable offence” substitute “ the indictable offence ”.

(11)In section 114A (power to apply Act to officers of Secretary of State), in subsection (2)(c), for “a serious arrestable offence”, in both places, substitute “ an indictable offence ”.

(12)Section 116 (meaning of “serious arrestable offence”) shall cease to have effect.

(13)In Schedule 1 (special procedure material), in paragraph 2(a)(i), for “a serious arrestable offence” substitute “ an indictable offence ”.

(14)Schedule 5 (serious arrestable offences) shall cease to have effect.

Administration of Justice Act 1985 (c. 61)E+W

44In section 16 of the Administration of Justice Act 1985 (conditional licences for licensed conveyancers), in subsection (1)(ia), for “a serious arrestable offence (as defined by section 116 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984)” substitute “ an indictable offence ”.E+W

Housing Act 1985 (c. 68)E+W

45In Part 1 of Schedule 2 to the Housing Act 1985 (which sets out grounds upon which a court may, if it considers it reasonable, order possession of dwelling-houses let under secure tenancies), in Ground 2, in paragraph (b)(ii), for “arrestable” substitute “ indictable ”.E+W

Housing Act 1988 (c. 50)E+W

46In Part 2 of Schedule 2 to the Housing Act 1988 (which sets out grounds on which a court may order possession of dwelling-houses let on assured tenancies), in Ground 14, in paragraph (b)(ii), for “arrestable” substitute “ indictable ”.E+W

Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (c. 33)E+W+S+N.I.

47(1)The Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In section 137 (cross-border powers of arrest etc.)—

(a)in subsection (1), for “conditions applicable to this subsection are” substitute “ condition applicable to this subsection is ”,

(b)for subsection (4) substitute—

(4)The condition applicable to subsection (1) above is that it appears to the constable that it would have been lawful for him to have exercised the powers had the suspected person been in England and Wales.,

(c)in subsection (9), for the definition of “ “arrestable offence” and “designated police station”” substitute—

arrestable offence” has the same meaning as in the Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (“the 1989 Order”);

designated police station” has the same meaning as in the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 or, in relation to Northern Ireland, as in the 1989 Order; and.

(3)In section 138 (provisions supplementing section 137), in subsection (3), for “subsections (4)(b) and (6)(b)” substitute “ subsection (6)(b) ”.

(4)In section 140 (reciprocal powers of arrest), in subsection (1), for “section 24(6) or (7) or 25” substitute “ section 24 ”.

(5)This paragraph extends to the whole of the United Kingdom.

Terrorism Act 2000 (c. 11)E+W+S+N.I.

48(1)In Schedule 8 to the Terrorism Act 2000 (detention), in paragraph 8 (which relates to the rights of a person detained under Schedule 7 to or section 41 of that Act)—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)in sub-paragraph (4), for “serious arrestable offence”, in each place where it occurs, substitute “ serious offence ”,

(b)in sub-paragraph (9), for the words before paragraph (a) substitute “ In this paragraph, references to a “serious offence” are (in relation to England and Wales) to an indictable offence, and (in relation to Northern Ireland) to a serious arrestable offence within the meaning of Article 87 of the Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989; but also include— ”.

(2)This paragraph extends to the whole of the United Kingdom.

International Criminal Court Act 2001 (c. 17)E+W+N.I.

49(1)The International Criminal Court Act 2001 is amended as follows.E+W+N.I.

(2)In section 33 (entry, search and seizure), in subsection (2), for “a serious arrestable offence” substitute “ (in the case of Part 2 of the 1984 Act) to an indictable offence or (in the case of Part III of the 1989 Order) to a serious arrestable offence ”.

(3)In section 55 (meaning of “ancillary offence” under the law of England and Wales), in subsection (5), in each of paragraphs (a) and (b), for “an arrestable offence” substitute “ a relevant offence ”.

(4)This paragraph extends to England and Wales and to Northern Ireland (but not to Scotland).

Armed Forces Act 2001 (c. 19)E+W

50In section 5 of the Armed Forces Act 2001 (power of judicial officer to authorise entry and search of certain premises), in subsection (2)(a), for “a serious arrestable offence for the purposes of the 1984 Act” substitute “ an indictable offence ”. This paragraph has the same extent as the Armed Forces Act 2001.E+W

Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003 (c. 32)E+W+S+N.I.

51(1)The Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003 is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In section 16 (extension of statutory search powers in England and Wales and Northern Ireland), in subsection (1)—

(a)for “serious arrestable offences” substitute “ indictable offences ”,

(b)in paragraph (b), for “a serious arrestable offence” substitute “ an indictable offence ”.

(3)In section 17 (warrants in England and Wales or Northern Ireland), in subsection (3)—

(a)for paragraph (b) substitute—

(b)the conduct constituting the offence which is the subject of the proceedings or investigation would (if it occurred in England and Wales) constitute an indictable offence, or (if it occurred in Northern Ireland) constitute an arrestable offence, and,

(b)in the definition of “arrestable offence”, omit the words “the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (c. 60) or (as the case may be)”.

(4)This paragraph extends to the whole of the United Kingdom.

Part 4 E+W+SOther amendments

Game Laws (Amendment) Act 1960 (c. 36)E+W

52(1)The Game Laws (Amendment) Act 1960 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In section 2 (power of police to enter on land), in subsection (1)(b), for “section 25” substitute “ section 24 ”.

(3)In section 4 (further provisions as to seizure and forfeiture), in subsection (1), for “section 25” substitute “ section 24 ”.

Immigration Act 1971 (c. 77)E+W

53In section 28A of the Immigration Act 1971 (arrest without warrant), in each of subsections (1) and (9A), for “A constable or” substitute “ An ”.E+W

Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 (c. 2)E+W

54In section 138 of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 (provisions about arrest), in subsection (4)(b), after “section 24” insert “ or 24A ”. This paragraph has the same extent as that Act.E+W

Animal Health Act 1981 (c. 22)E+W

55(1)The Animal Health Act 1981 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In section 61 (powers of arrest as to rabies)—

(a)in subsection (2), after “applies” insert “ for the purposes of section 17(1)(caa) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 ”,

(b)for the heading substitute “ Powers of entry and search in relation to rabies offences ”.

(3)For the heading to section 62 (entry and search under section 61) substitute “ Entry and search in exercise of powers to seize animals ”.

Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (c. 69)E+W+S

56In section 19 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (enforcement), in subsection (2), for “section 25” substitute “ section 24 ”. This paragraph extends also to Scotland.E+W+S

Aviation Security Act 1982 (c. 36)E+W

57In section 13 of the Aviation Security Act 1982 (power to require aerodrome managers to promote searches at airports), in subsection (5)(a), for “25” substitute “ 24A ”. This paragraph has the same extent as that Act.E+W

Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (c. 60)E+W

58In section 17 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (entry for purpose of arrest etc.), in subsection (1)—E+W

(a)for paragraph (c)(iiia) substitute—

(iiia)section 4 (driving etc. when under influence of drink or drugs) or 163 (failure to stop when required to do so by constable in uniform) of the Road Traffic Act 1988;

(iiib)section 27 of the Transport and Works Act 1992 (which relates to offences involving drink or drugs);,

(b)after paragraph (ca) insert—

(caa)of arresting a person for an offence to which section 61 of the Animal Health Act 1981 applies;.

Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52)E+W

59In section 184 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (application of sections 5 to 10 of that Act to persons subject to service discipline), for subsection (2) substitute—E+W

(2)A member of the provost staff may arrest a person for the time being subject to service discipline without warrant if he has reasonable cause to suspect that that person is or has been committing an offence under section 4.

(2A)The power conferred by subsection (2) is exercisable outside as well as within Great Britain.This paragraph has the same extent as section 184 of that Act.

Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990 (c. 31)E+W

60In section 22 of the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990 (power to require harbour authorities to promote searches in harbour areas), in subsection (10)(a), for “25” substitute “ 24A ”. This paragraph has the same extent as that Act.E+W

Deer Act 1991 (c. 54)E+W

61In section 12 of the Deer Act 1991 (powers of search, arrest and seizure), in subsection (2)(b), for “section 25” substitute “ section 24 ”.E+W

Gangmasters (Licensing) Act 2004 (c. 11)E+W

62The Gangmasters (Licensing) Act 2004 is amended as follows—E+W

(a)in section 14 (offences: supplementary), in subsection (1), for “section 24(4) and (5)” substitute “ section 24A ”,

(b)in Schedule 2 (application of Act to Northern Ireland), in paragraph 14, for “section 24(4) and (5)” substitute “ section 24A ”.

This paragraph has the same extent as that Act.

Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004 (c. 19)E+W

63The Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004 is amended as follows—E+W

(a)in section 2 (entering U.K. without passport, etc.), in subsection (10), for “a constable or” substitute “ an ”,

(b)in section 35 (deportation or removal: cooperation), in subsection (5), for “a constable or” substitute “ an ”.

Section 122

SCHEDULE 8E+WPowers of designated and accredited persons

Part 1 E+WDesignated persons

1Schedule 4 to the Police Reform Act 2002 (c. 30) (powers exercisable by police civilians) is amended as follows.E+W

Community support officersE+W

2After paragraph 1 insert—E+W

1APower to require name and address

(1)This paragraph applies if a designation applies it to any person.

(2)Such a designation may specify that, in relation to that person, the application of sub-paragraph (3) is confined to one or more only (and not to all) relevant offences or relevant licensing offences, being in each case specified in the designation.

(3)Subject to sub-paragraph (4), where that person has reason to believe that another person has committed a relevant offence in the relevant police area, or a relevant licensing offence (whether or not in the relevant police area), he may require that other person to give him his name and address.

(4)The power to impose a requirement under sub-paragraph (3) in relation to an offence under a relevant byelaw is exercisable only in a place to which the byelaw relates.

(5)A person who fails to comply with a requirement under sub-paragraph (3) is guilty of an offence and shall be liable, on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

(6)In its application to an offence which is an offence by reference to which a notice may be given to a person in exercise of the power mentioned in paragraph 1(2)(aa), sub-paragraph (3) of this paragraph shall have effect as if for the words “has committed a relevant offence in the relevant police area” there were substituted “ in the relevant police area has committed a relevant offence ”.

(7)In this paragraph, “relevant offence”, “relevant licensing offence” and “relevant byelaw” have the meaning given in paragraph 2 (reading accordingly the references to “this paragraph” in paragraph 2(6)).

3(1)Paragraph 2 (power to detain etc.) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)For sub-paragraph (2) substitute—

(2)A designation may not apply this paragraph to any person unless a designation also applies paragraph 1A to him.

(3)In sub-paragraph (3)—

(a)for “sub-paragraph (2)” substitute “ paragraph 1A(3) ”,

(b)at the end add the following new sentence— “ This sub-paragraph does not apply if the requirement was imposed in connection with a relevant licensing offence mentioned in paragraph (a), (c) or (f) of sub-paragraph (6A) believed to have been committed on licensed premises (within the meaning of the Licensing Act 2003). ”

(4)After sub-paragraph (3) insert—

(3A)Where—

(a)a designation applies this paragraph to any person (“the CSO”); and

(b)by virtue of a designation under paragraph 1A the CSO has the power to impose a requirement under sub-paragraph (3) of that paragraph in relation to an offence under a relevant byelaw,

the CSO shall also have any power a constable has under the relevant byelaw to remove a person from a place.

(3B)Where a person to whom this paragraph applies (“the CSO”) has reason to believe that another person is committing an offence under section 3 or 4 of the Vagrancy Act 1824, and requires him to stop doing whatever gives rise to that belief, the CSO may, if the other person fails to stop as required, require him to wait with the CSO, for a period not exceeding thirty minutes, for the arrival of a constable.

(5)In sub-paragraph (4), after “(3)” insert “ or (3B) ”.

(6)In sub-paragraph (5)—

(a)omit paragraph (a),

(b)in paragraph (b), after “(3)” insert “ or (3B) ”.

(7)In sub-paragraph (6), after the paragraph (ab) inserted by paragraph 13(2) of Schedule 13 to this Act, insert—

(ac)an offence under section 3 or 4 of the Vagrancy Act 1824; or

(ad)an offence under a relevant byelaw; or.

(8)After sub-paragraph (6) insert—

(6A)In this paragraph “relevant licensing offence” means an offence under any of the following provisions of the Licensing Act 2003—

(a)section 141 (otherwise than by virtue of subsection (2)(c) or (3) of that section);

(b)section 142;

(c)section 146(1);

(d)section 149(1)(a), (3)(a) or (4)(a);

(e)section 150(1);

(f)section 150(2) (otherwise than by virtue of subsection (3)(b) of that section);

(g)section 152(1) (excluding paragraph (b)).

(6B)In this paragraph “relevant byelaw” means a byelaw included in a list of byelaws which—

(a)have been made by a relevant body with authority to make byelaws for any place within the relevant police area; and

(b)the chief officer of the police force for the relevant police area and the relevant body have agreed to include in the list.

(6C)The list must be published by the chief officer in such a way as to bring it to the attention of members of the public in localities where the byelaws in the list apply.

(6D)A list of byelaws mentioned in sub-paragraph (6B) may be amended from time to time by agreement between the chief officer and the relevant body in question, by adding byelaws to it or removing byelaws from it, and the amended list shall also be published by the chief officer as mentioned in sub-paragraph (6C).

(6E)A relevant body for the purposes of sub-paragraph (6B) is—

(a)in England, a county council, a district council, a London borough council or a parish council; or in Wales, a county council, a county borough council or a community council;

(b)the Greater London Authority;

(c)Transport for London;

(d)a metropolitan county passenger transport authority established under section 28 of the Local Government Act 1985;

(e)any body specified in an order made by the Secretary of State.

(6F)An order under sub-paragraph (6E)(e) may provide, in relation to any body specified in the order, that the agreement mentioned in sub-paragraph (6B)(b) and (6D) is to be made between the chief officer and the Secretary of State (rather than between the chief officer and the relevant body).

(9)Omit sub-paragraph (7).

(10)At the end add—

(8)The application of any provision of this paragraph by paragraph 3(2), 3A(2) or 7A(8) has no effect unless a designation under this paragraph has applied this paragraph to the CSO in question.

4After paragraph 2 insert—E+W

2APowers to search individuals and to seize and retain items

(1)Where a designation applies this paragraph to any person, that person shall (subject to sub-paragraph (3)) have the powers mentioned in sub-paragraph (2) in relation to a person upon whom he has imposed a requirement to wait under paragraph 2(3) or (3B) (whether or not that person makes an election under paragraph 2(4)).

(2)Those powers are the same powers as a constable has under section 32 of the 1984 Act in relation to a person arrested at a place other than a police station—

(a)to search the arrested person if the constable has reasonable grounds for believing that the arrested person may present a danger to himself or others; and to seize and retain anything he finds on exercising that power, if the constable has reasonable grounds for believing that the person being searched might use it to cause physical injury to himself or to any other person;

(b)to search the arrested person for anything which he might use to assist him to escape from lawful custody; and to seize and retain anything he finds on exercising that power (other than an item subject to legal privilege) if the constable has reasonable grounds for believing that the person being searched might use it to assist him to escape from lawful custody.

(3)If in exercise of the power conferred by sub-paragraph (1) the person to whom this paragraph applies seizes and retains anything by virtue of sub-paragraph (2), he must—

(a)tell the person from whom it was seized where inquiries about its recovery may be made; and

(b)comply with a constable's instructions about what to do with it.

5In paragraph 3 (power to require name and address of person acting in anti-social manner), in sub-paragraph (2), for “sub-paragraph (2) of that paragraph” substitute “ paragraph 1A(3) ”.E+W

6After paragraph 3 insert—E+W

3APower to require name and address: road traffic offences

(1)Where a designation applies this paragraph to any person, that person shall, in the relevant police area, have the powers of a constable—

(a)under subsection (1) of section 165 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 to require a person mentioned in paragraph (c) of that subsection who he has reasonable cause to believe has committed, in the relevant police area, an offence under subsection (1) or (2) of section 35 of that Act (including that section as extended by paragraphs 11B(4) and 12(2) of this Schedule) to give his name and address; and

(b)under section 169 of that Act to require a person committing an offence under section 37 of that Act (including that section as extended by paragraphs 11B(4) and 12(2) of this Schedule) to give his name and address.

(2)Sub-paragraphs (3) to (5) of paragraph 2 apply in the case of a requirement imposed by virtue of sub-paragraph (1) as they apply in the case of a requirement under paragraph 1A(3).

(3)The reference in section 169 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 to section 37 of that Act is to be taken to include a reference to that section as extended by paragraphs 11B(4) and 12(2) of this Schedule.

7In paragraph 4 (power to use reasonable force to detain person)—E+W

(a)in sub-paragraph (2)(b), after “paragraph” insert “ 1A or ”,

(b)in sub-paragraph (3), for “paragraph 2(2)” substitute “ paragraph 1A(3) ”.

8After paragraph 7 insert—E+W

7ASearch and seizure powers: alcohol and tobacco

(1)Where a designation applies this paragraph to any person (“the CSO”), the CSO shall have the powers set out below.

(2)Where—

(a)in exercise of the powers referred to in paragraph 5 or 6 the CSO has imposed, under section 12(2) of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 or under section 1 of the Confiscation of Alcohol (Young Persons) Act 1997, a requirement on a person to surrender alcohol or a container for alcohol;

(b)that person fails to comply with that requirement; and

(c)the CSO reasonably believes that the person has alcohol or a container for alcohol in his possession,

the CSO may search him for it.

(3)Where—

(a)in exercise of the powers referred to in paragraph 7 the CSO has sought to seize something which by virtue of that paragraph he has a power to seize;

(b)the person from whom he sought to seize it fails to surrender it; and

(c)the CSO reasonably believes that the person has it in his possession,

the CSO may search him for it.

(4)The power to search conferred by sub-paragraph (2) or (3)—

(a)is to do so only to the extent that is reasonably required for the purpose of discovering whatever the CSO is searching for; and

(b)does not authorise the CSO to require a person to remove any of his clothing in public other than an outer coat, jacket or gloves.

(5)A person who without reasonable excuse fails to consent to being searched is guilty of an offence and shall be liable, on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

(6)A CSO who proposes to exercise the power to search a person under sub-paragraph (2) or (3) must inform him that failing without reasonable excuse to consent to being searched is an offence.

(7)If the person in question fails to consent to being searched, the CSO may require him to give the CSO his name and address.

(8)Sub-paragraph (3) of paragraph 2 applies in the case of a requirement imposed by virtue of sub-paragraph (7) as it applies in the case of a requirement under paragraph 1A(3); and sub-paragraphs (4) to (5) of paragraph 2 also apply accordingly.

(9)If on searching the person the CSO discovers what he is searching for, he may seize it and dispose of it.

7BPowers to seize and detain: controlled drugs

(1)Where a designation applies this paragraph to any person (“the CSO”), the CSO shall, within the relevant police area, have the powers set out in sub-paragraphs (2) and (3).

(2)If the CSO—

(a)finds a controlled drug in a person's possession (whether or not he finds it in the course of searching the person by virtue of a designation under any paragraph of this Schedule); and

(b)reasonably believes that it is unlawful for the person to be in possession of it,

the CSO may seize it and retain it.

(3)If the CSO—

(a)finds a controlled drug in a person's possession (as mentioned in sub-paragraph (2)); or

(b)reasonably believes that a person is in possession of a controlled drug,

and reasonably believes that it is unlawful for the person to be in possession of it, the CSO may require him to give the CSO his name and address.

(4)If in exercise of the power conferred by sub-paragraph (2) the CSO seizes and retains a controlled drug, he must—

(a)if the person from whom it was seized maintains that he was lawfully in possession of it, tell the person where inquiries about its recovery may be made; and

(b)comply with a constable's instructions about what to do with it.

(5)A person who fails to comply with a requirement under sub-paragraph (3) is guilty of an offence and shall be liable, on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

(6)In this paragraph, “controlled drug” has the same meaning as in the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.

7CPowers to seize and detain: controlled drugs

(1)Sub-paragraph (2) applies where a designation applies this paragraph to any person (“the CSO”).

(2)If the CSO imposes a requirement on a person under paragraph 7B(3)—

(a)sub-paragraph (3) of paragraph 2 applies in the case of such a requirement as it applies in the case of a requirement under paragraph 1A(3); and

(b)sub-paragraphs (4) to (5) of paragraph 2 also apply accordingly.

9After paragraph 8 insert—E+W

8AEntry to investigate licensing offences

(1)Where a designation applies this paragraph to any person, that person shall have the powers of a constable under section 180 of the Licensing Act 2003 to enter and search premises other than clubs in the relevant police area, but only in respect of a relevant licensing offence (as defined for the purposes of paragraph 2).

(2)Except as mentioned in sub-paragraph (3), a person to whom this paragraph applies shall not, in exercise of the power conferred by sub-paragraph (1), enter any premises except in the company, and under the supervision, of a constable.

(3)The prohibition in sub-paragraph (2) does not apply in relation to premises in respect of which the person to whom this paragraph applies reasonably believes that a premises licence under Part 3 of the Licensing Act 2003 authorises the sale of alcohol for consumption off the premises.

10After paragraph 11A insert—E+W

11BPower to control traffic for purposes other than escorting a load of exceptional dimensions

(1)Where a designation applies this paragraph to any person, that person shall have, in the relevant police area—

(a)the power of a constable engaged in the regulation of traffic in a road to direct a person driving or propelling a vehicle to stop the vehicle or to make it proceed in, or keep to, a particular line of traffic;

(b)the power of a constable in uniform engaged in the regulation of vehicular traffic in a road to direct a person on foot to stop proceeding along or across the carriageway.

(2)The purposes for which those powers may be exercised do not include the purpose mentioned in paragraph 12(1).

(3)Where a designation applies this paragraph to any person, that person shall also have, in the relevant police area, the power of a constable, for the purposes of a traffic survey, to direct a person driving or propelling a vehicle to stop the vehicle, to make it proceed in, or keep to, a particular line of traffic, or to proceed to a particular point on or near the road.

(4)Sections 35 and 37 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (offences of failing to comply with directions of constable engaged in regulation of traffic in a road) shall have effect in relation to the exercise of the powers mentioned in sub-paragraphs (1) and (3), for the purposes for which they may be exercised and by a person whose designation applies this paragraph to him, as if the references to a constable were references to him.

(5)A designation may not apply this paragraph to any person unless a designation also applies paragraph 3A to him.

11After paragraph 13 insert—E+W

13APower to place traffic signs

(1)Where a designation applies this paragraph to any person, that person shall have, in the relevant police area, the powers of a constable under section 67 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to place and maintain traffic signs.

(2)Section 36 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (drivers to comply with traffic directions) shall apply to signs placed in the exercise of the powers conferred by virtue of sub-paragraph (1).

12After paragraph 15 insert—E+W

15ZAPhotographing of persons arrested, detained or given fixed penalty notices

Where a designation applies this paragraph to any person, that person shall, within the relevant police area, have the power of a constable under section 64A(1A) of the 1984 Act (photographing of suspects etc.) to take a photograph of a person elsewhere than at a police station.

Investigating officersE+W

13In paragraph 16 (search warrants)—E+W

(a)in paragraph (a), for “in the relevant police area” substitute “ whether in the relevant police area or not ”,

(b)in paragraph (e), for “in respect of premises in the relevant police area” substitute “ , but in respect of premises in the relevant police area only, ”.

14After paragraph 16 insert—E+W

16AWhere a designation applies this paragraph to any person—

(a)the persons to whom a warrant may be addressed under section 26 of the Theft Act 1968 (search for stolen goods) shall, in relation to persons or premises in the relevant police area, include that person; and

(b)in relation to such a warrant addressed to him, that person shall have the powers under subsection (3) of that section.

16BWhere a designation applies this paragraph to any person, subsection (3), and (to the extent that it applies subsection (3)) subsection (3A), of section 23 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (powers to search and obtain evidence) shall have effect as if, in relation to premises in the relevant police area, the reference to a constable included a reference to that person.

15In paragraph 17 (access to excluded and special procedure material)—E+W

(a)in paragraph (b)(ii), at the end add “ (in the case of a specific premises warrant) or any premises, whether in the relevant police area or not (in the case of an all premises warrant); ”,

(b)in paragraph (bc), for “in respect of premises in the relevant police area” substitute “ , but in respect of premises in the relevant police area only, ”.

Detention officersE+W

16After paragraph 33 insert—E+W

33ATaking of impressions of footwear

Where a designation applies this paragraph to any person—

(a)he shall, at any police station in the relevant police area, have the powers of a constable under section 61A of the 1984 Act (impressions of footwear) to take impressions of a person's footwear without the appropriate consent; and

(b)the requirement by virtue of section 61A(5)(a) of the 1984 Act that a person must be informed by an officer that an impression of his footwear may be the subject of a speculative search shall be capable of being discharged, in the case of a person at such a station, by his being so informed by the person to whom this paragraph applies.

Part 2 E+WAccredited persons

17Schedule 5 to the Police Reform Act 2002 (c. 30) (powers exercisable by accredited persons) is amended as follows.E+W

18In paragraph 2 (power to require giving of name and address), in sub-paragraph (3), after paragraph (a) insert—E+W

(aa)an offence under section 3 or 4 of the Vagrancy Act 1824; or.

19After paragraph 3 insert—E+W

3APower to require name and address: road traffic offences

(1)An accredited person whose accreditation specifies that this paragraph applies to him shall, in the relevant police area, have the powers of a constable—

(a)under subsection (1) of section 165 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 to require a person mentioned in paragraph (c) of that subsection who he has reasonable cause to believe has committed, in the relevant police area, an offence under subsection (1) or (2) of section 35 of that Act (including that section as extended by paragraphs 8B(4) and 9(2) of this Schedule) to give his name and address; and

(b)under section 169 of that Act to require a person committing an offence under section 37 of that Act (including that section as extended by paragraphs 8B(4) and 9(2) of this Schedule) to give his name and address.

(2)The reference in section 169 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 to section 37 of that Act is to be taken to include a reference to that section as extended by paragraphs 8B(4) and 9(2) of this Schedule.

20After paragraph 8A insert—E+W

8BPower to control traffic for purposes other than escorting a load of exceptional dimensions

(1)A person whose accreditation specifies that this paragraph applies to him shall have, in the relevant police area—

(a)the power of a constable engaged in the regulation of traffic in a road to direct a person driving or propelling a vehicle to stop the vehicle or to make it proceed in, or keep to, a particular line of traffic;

(b)the power of a constable in uniform engaged in the regulation of vehicular traffic in a road to direct a person on foot to stop proceeding along or across the carriageway.

(2)The purposes for which those powers may be exercised do not include the purpose mentioned in paragraph 9(1).

(3)A person whose accreditation specifies that this paragraph applies to him shall also have, in the relevant police area, the power of a constable, for the purposes of a traffic survey, to direct a person driving or propelling a vehicle to stop the vehicle, to make it proceed in, or keep to, a particular line of traffic, or to proceed to a particular point on or near the road.

(4)Sections 35 and 37 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (offences of failing to comply with directions of constable engaged in regulation of traffic in a road) shall have effect in relation to the exercise of the powers mentioned in sub-paragraphs (1) and (3), for the purposes for which they may be exercised and by a person whose accreditation specifies that this paragraph applies to him, as if the references to a constable were references to him.

(5)A person's accreditation may not specify that this paragraph applies to him unless it also specifies that paragraph 3A applies to him.

21After paragraph 9 insert—E+W

9ZAPhotographing of persons given fixed penalty notices

An accredited person whose accreditation specifies that this paragraph applies to him shall, within the relevant police area, have the power of a constable under section 64A(1A) of the 1984 Act (photographing of suspects etc.) to take a photograph, elsewhere than at a police station, of a person to whom the accredited person has given a penalty notice (or as the case may be a fixed penalty notice) in exercise of any power mentioned in paragraph 1(2).

Section 122

SCHEDULE 9E+WAdditional powers and duties of designated persons

1Schedule 4 to the Police Reform Act 2002 (c. 30) (powers exercisable by police civilians) is amended as follows.E+W

Community Support OfficersE+W

2In paragraph 2 (power to detain etc.), after sub-paragraph (4) insert—E+W

(4A)If a person has imposed a requirement under sub-paragraph (3) or (3B) on another person (“P”), and P does not make an election under sub-paragraph (4), the person imposing the requirement shall, if a constable arrives within the thirty-minute period, be under a duty to remain with the constable and P until he has transferred control of P to the constable.

(4B)If, following an election under sub-paragraph (4), the person imposing the requirement under sub-paragraph (3) or (3B) (“the CSO”) takes the person upon whom it is imposed (“P”) to a police station, the CSO—

(a)shall be under a duty to remain at the police station until he has transferred control of P to the custody officer there;

(b)until he has so transferred control of P, shall be treated for all purposes as having P in his lawful custody; and

(c)for so long as he is at the police station, or in its immediate vicinity, in compliance with, or having complied with, his duty under paragraph (a), shall be under a duty to prevent P's escape and to assist in keeping P under control.

3In paragraph 4 (power to use reasonable force to detain person)—E+W

(a)in sub-paragraph (2)(b), after “relevant offences” insert “ or relevant licensing offences ”,

(b)in sub-paragraph (3), after “making off” insert “ and to keep him under control ”.

4After paragraph 4 insert—E+W

4ZAWhere a designation applies this paragraph to any person, that person may, if he has imposed a requirement on any person to wait with him under paragraph 2(3B) or by virtue of paragraph 7A(8) or 7C(2)(a), use reasonable force to prevent that other person from making off and to keep him under control while he is either—

(a)subject to that requirement; or

(b)accompanying the designated person to a police station in accordance with an election made under paragraph 2(4).

4ZBWhere a designation applies this paragraph to any person, that person, if he is complying with any duty under sub-paragraph (4A) or (4B) of paragraph 2, may use reasonable force to prevent P (as identified in those sub-paragraphs) from making off (or escaping) and to keep him under control.

Investigating officersE+W

5In paragraph 22 (power to transfer persons into custody of investigating officers), in sub-paragraph (2)—E+W

(a)in paragraph (b), after “duty” insert “ to keep that person under control and ”,

(b)in paragraph (c), at the end add “ and under his control ”.

6After paragraph 22 insert—E+W

Powers in respect of detained personsE+W

22AWhere a designation applies this paragraph to any person, he shall be under a duty, when in the course of his employment he is present at a police station—

(a)to assist any officer or other designated person to keep any person detained at the police station under control; and

(b)to prevent the escape of any such person,

and for those purposes shall be entitled to use reasonable force.

Detention officersE+W

7After paragraph 33A (inserted by paragraph 16 of Schedule 8 to this Act) insert—E+W

Powers in respect of detained personsE+W

33BWhere a designation applies this paragraph to any person, he shall be under a duty, when in the course of his employment he is present at a police station—

(a)to keep under control any person detained at the police station and for whom he is for the time being responsible;

(b)to assist any officer or other designated person to keep any other person detained at the police station under control; and

(c)to prevent the escape of any such person as is mentioned in paragraph (a) or (b),

and for those purposes shall be entitled to use reasonable force.

Powers in respect of detained personsE+W

33CWhere a designation applies this paragraph to any person, he shall be entitled to use reasonable force when—

(a)securing, or assisting an officer or another designated person to secure, the detention of a person detained at a police station in the relevant police area, or

(b)escorting within a police station in the relevant police area, or assisting an officer or another designated person to escort within such a police station, a person detained there.

Escort officersE+W

8(1)Paragraph 34 (power to take an arrested person to a police station) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In sub-paragraph (1)(c)—

(a)in paragraph (ii), after “duty” insert “ to keep the person under control and ”,

(b)in paragraph (iii), at the end add “ and under his control ”.

(3)After sub-paragraph (1)(c) add—

(d)a person who has taken another person to a police station in exercise of the power conferred by virtue of paragraph (a)—

(i)shall be under a duty to remain at the police station until he has transferred control of the other person to the custody officer at the police station;

(ii)until he has so transferred control of the other person, shall be treated for all purposes as having that person in his lawful custody;

(iii)for so long as he is at the police station or in its immediate vicinity in compliance with, or having complied with, his duty under sub-paragraph (i), shall be under a duty to prevent the escape of the other person and to assist in keeping him under control; and

(iv)shall be entitled to use reasonable force for the purpose of complying with his duty under sub-paragraph (iii).

9(1)Paragraph 35 (escort of persons in police detention) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In sub-paragraph (3)—

(a)in paragraph (b), after “duty” insert “ to keep the person under control and ”,

(b)in paragraph (c), at the end add “ and under his control ”.

(3)After sub-paragraph (3) insert—

(3A)A person who has escorted another person to a police station or other place in accordance with an authorisation under sub-paragraph (1) or (2) —

(a)shall be under a duty to remain at the police station or other place until he has transferred control of the other person to a custody officer or other responsible person there;

(b)until he has so transferred control of the other person, shall be treated for all purposes as having that person in his lawful custody;

(c)for so long as he is at the police station or other place, or in its immediate vicinity, in compliance with, or having complied with, his duty under paragraph (a), shall be under a duty to prevent the escape of the other person and to assist in keeping him under control; and

(d)shall be entitled to use reasonable force for the purpose of complying with his duty under paragraph (c).

Staff custody officersE+W

10After paragraph 35A (inserted by section 120(5) of this Act) insert—E+W

Powers in respect of detained personsE+W

35BWhere a designation applies this paragraph to any person, he shall be under a duty, when in the course of his employment he is present at a police station—

(a)to keep under control any person detained at the police station and for whom he is for the time being responsible;

(b)to assist any officer or other designated person to keep any other person detained at the police station under control; and

(c)to prevent the escape of any such person as is mentioned in paragraph (a) or (b),

and for those purposes shall be entitled to use reasonable force.

Section 144

SCHEDULE 10E+W+N.I.Parental compensation orders

Part 1 E+WEngland and Wales

1The Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (c. 37) is amended as provided in paragraphs 2 to 5.E+W

2After section 13 insert—E+W

13AParental compensation orders

(1)A magistrates' court may make an order under this section (a “parental compensation order”) if on the application of a local authority it is satisfied, on the civil standard of proof—

(a)that the condition mentioned in subsection (2) below is fulfilled with respect to a child under the age of 10; and

(b)that it would be desirable to make the order in the interests of preventing a repetition of the behaviour in question.

(2)The condition is that the child has taken, or caused loss of or damage to, property in the course of—

(a)committing an act which, if he had been aged 10 or over, would have constituted an offence; or

(b)acting in a manner that caused or was likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress to one or more persons not of the same household as himself.

(3)A parental compensation order is an order which requires any person specified in the order who is a parent or guardian of the child (other than a local authority) to pay compensation of an amount specified in the order to any person or persons specified in the order who is, or are, affected by the taking of the property or its loss or damage.

(4)The amount of compensation specified may not exceed £5,000 in all.

(5)The Secretary of State may by order amend subsection (4) above so as to substitute a different amount.

(6)For the purposes of collection and enforcement, a parental compensation order is to be treated as if it were a sum adjudged to be paid on the conviction by the magistrates' court which made the order of the person or persons specified in the order as liable to pay the compensation.

(7)In this section and sections 13B and 13C below, “local authority” has the same meaning as in the 1989 Act.

13BParental compensation orders: the compensation

(1)When specifying the amount of compensation for the purposes of section 13A(3) above, the magistrates' court shall take into account—

(a)the value of the property taken or damaged, or whose loss was caused, by the child;

(b)any further loss which flowed from the taking of or damage to the property, or from its loss;

(c)whether the child, or any parent or guardian of his, has already paid any compensation for the property (and if so, how much);

(d)whether the child, or any parent or guardian of his, has already made any reparation (and if so, what it consisted of);

(e)the means of those to be specified in the order as liable to pay the compensation, so far as the court can ascertain them;

(f)whether there was any lack of care on the part of the person affected by the taking of the property or its loss or damage which made it easier for the child to take or damage the property or to cause its loss.

(2)If property taken is recovered before compensation is ordered to be paid in respect of it—

(a)the court shall not order any such compensation to be payable in respect of it if it is not damaged;

(b)if it is damaged, the damage shall be treated for the purposes of making a parental compensation order as having been caused by the child, regardless of how it was caused and who caused it.

(3)The court shall specify in the order how and by when the compensation is to be paid (for example, it may specify that the compensation is to be paid by instalments, and specify the date by which each instalment must be paid).

(4)For the purpose of ascertaining the means of the parent or guardian, the court may, before specifying the amount of compensation, order him to provide the court, within such period as it may specify in the order, such a statement of his financial circumstances as the court may require.

(5)A person who without reasonable excuse fails to comply with an order under subsection (4) above is guilty of an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

(6)If, in providing a statement of his financial circumstances pursuant to an order under subsection (4) above, a person—

(a)makes a statement which he knows to be false in a material particular;

(b)recklessly provides a statement which is false in a material particular; or

(c)knowingly fails to disclose any material fact,

he is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 4 on the standard scale.

(7)Proceedings in respect of an offence under subsection (6) above may, despite anything in section 127(1) of the 1980 Act (limitation of time), be commenced at any time within two years from the date of the commission of the offence or within six months of its first discovery by the local authority, whichever period expires earlier.

13CParental compensation orders: supplemental

(1)Before deciding whether or not to make a parental compensation order in favour of any person, the magistrates' court shall take into account the views of that person about whether a parental compensation order should be made in his favour.

(2)Before making a parental compensation order, the magistrates' court shall obtain and consider information about the child's family circumstances and the likely effect of the order on those circumstances.

(3)Before making a parental compensation order, a magistrates' court shall explain to the parent or guardian of the child in ordinary language—

(a)the effect of the order and of the requirements proposed to be included in it;

(b)the consequences which may follow (under subsection (4)(b) below) as a result of failure to comply with any of those requirements;

(c)that the court has power (under subsection (4)(a) below) to review the order on the application either of the parent or guardian or of the local authority.

(4)A magistrates' court which has made a parental compensation order may make an order under subsection (5) below if while the order is in force—

(a)it appears to the court, on the application of the local authority, or the parent or guardian subject to the order, that it is appropriate to make an order under subsection (5); or

(b)it is proved to the satisfaction of the court, on the application of the local authority, that the parent or guardian subject to it has failed to comply with any requirement included in the order.

(5)An order under this subsection is an order discharging the parental compensation order or varying it—

(a)by cancelling any provision included in it; or

(b)by inserting in it (either in addition to or in substitution for any of its provisions) any provision that could have been included in the order if the court had then had power to make it and were exercising the power.

(6)Where an application under subsection (4) above for the discharge of a parental compensation order is dismissed, no further application for its discharge shall be made under that subsection by any person except with the consent of the court which made the order.

(7)References in this section to the magistrates' court which made a parental compensation order include any magistrates' court acting in the same local justice area as that court.

13DParental compensation orders: appeal

(1)If a magistrates' court makes a parental compensation order, the parent or guardian may appeal against the making of the order, or against the amount of compensation specified in the order.

(2)The appeal lies to the Crown Court.

(3)On the appeal the Crown Court—

(a)may make such orders as may be necessary to give effect to its determination of the appeal;

(b)may also make such incidental or consequential orders as appear to it to be just.

(4)Any order of the Crown Court made on an appeal under this section (other than one directing that an application be re-heard by a magistrates' court) shall, for the purposes of section 13C above, be treated as if it were an order of the magistrates' court from which the appeal was brought and not an order of the Crown Court.

(5)A person in whose favour a parental compensation order is made shall not be entitled to receive any compensation under it until (disregarding any power of a court to grant leave to appeal out of time) there is no further possibility of an appeal on which the order could be varied or set aside.

13EEffect of parental compensation order on subsequent award of damages in civil proceedings

(1)This section has effect where—

(a)a parental compensation order has been made in favour of any person in respect of any taking or loss of property or damage to it; and

(b)a claim by him in civil proceedings for damages in respect of the taking, loss or damage is then to be determined.

(2)The damages in the civil proceedings shall be assessed without regard to the parental compensation order, but the claimant may recover only an amount equal to the aggregate of the following—

(a)any amount by which they exceed the compensation; and

(b)a sum equal to any portion of the compensation which he fails to recover.

(3)The claimant may not enforce the judgment, so far as it relates to such a sum as is mentioned in subsection (2)(b) above, without the permission of the court.

3(1)Section 8 (parenting orders) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1), after paragraph (a) insert—

(aa)a parental compensation order is made in relation to a child's behaviour;.

(3)In subsection (6)(a)—

(a)after “paragraph (a)” insert “ , (aa) ”,

(b)after “child safety order,” insert “ parental compensation order, ”.

4In section 18 (interpretation of Chapter 1), in subsection (1), after the definition of “local child curfew scheme” insert—E+W

parental compensation order” has the meaning given by section 13A(1) above;.

5In section 114 (orders and regulations), in subsection (3), after “section” insert “ 13A(5), ”.E+W

6The amendments made by paragraph 2 of this Schedule do not apply in relation to any conduct which occurred before the coming into force of that paragraph.E+W

Part 2 N.I.Northern Ireland

7The Criminal Justice (Children) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/1504 (N.I. 9)) is amended as provided in paragraphs 8 and 9.N.I.

8After Article 36 insert—N.I.

36ZAParental compensation orders

(1)A magistrates' court may make an order under this Article (a “parental compensation order”) if on the application of a person of a description specified for the purpose in an order made by the Secretary of State (referred to in this Article and in Articles 36ZB and 36ZC as the “applicant”) the court is satisfied, on the civil standard of proof—

(a)that the condition mentioned in paragraph (2) is fulfilled with respect to a child under the age of 10; and

(b)that it would be desirable to make the order in the interests of preventing a repetition of the behaviour in question.

(2)The condition is that the child has taken, or caused loss of or damage to, property in the course of—

(a)committing an act which, if he had been aged 10 or over, would have constituted an offence; or

(b)acting in a manner that caused or was likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress to one or more persons not of the same household as himself.

(3)A parental compensation order is an order which requires any person specified in the order who is a parent or guardian of the child to pay compensation of an amount specified in the order to any person or persons specified in the order who is, or are, affected by the taking of the property or its loss or damage.

(4)The amount of compensation specified may not exceed £5,000 in all.

(5)The Secretary of State may by order amend paragraph (4) so as to substitute a different amount.

(6)For the purposes of collection and enforcement, a parental compensation order is to be treated as if it were a sum adjudged to be paid on the conviction by the magistrates' court which made the order of the person or persons specified in the order as liable to pay the compensation.

(7)An order under paragraph (1) or (5) is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament in the same manner as a statutory instrument; and, accordingly, section 5 of the Statutory Instruments Act 1946 (c. 36) applies to such an order.

36ZBParental compensation orders: the compensation

(1)When specifying the amount of compensation for the purposes of Article 36ZA(3), the magistrates' court shall take into account—

(a)the value of the property taken or damaged, or whose loss was caused, by the child;

(b)any further loss which flowed from the taking of or damage to the property, or from its loss;

(c)whether the child, or any parent or guardian of his, has already paid any compensation for the property (and if so, how much);

(d)whether the child, or any parent or guardian of his, has already made any reparation (and if so, what it consisted of);

(e)the means of those to be specified in the order as liable to pay the compensation, so far as the court can ascertain them;

(f)whether there was any lack of care on the part of the person affected by the taking of the property or its loss or damage which made it easier for the child to take or damage the property or to cause its loss.

(2)If property taken is recovered before compensation is ordered to be paid in respect of it—

(a)the court shall not order any such compensation to be payable in respect of it if it is not damaged;

(b)if it is damaged, the damage shall be treated for the purposes of making a parental compensation order as having been caused by the child, regardless of how it was caused and who caused it.

(3)The court shall specify in the order how and by when the compensation is to be paid (for example, it may specify that the compensation is to be paid by instalments, and specify the date by which each instalment must be paid).

(4)For the purpose of ascertaining the means of the parent or guardian, the court may, before specifying the amount of compensation, order him to provide the court, within such period as it may specify in the order, such a statement of his financial circumstances as the court may require.

(5)A person who without reasonable excuse fails to comply with an order under paragraph (4) is guilty of an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

(6)If, in providing a statement of his financial circumstances pursuant to an order under paragraph (4), a person—

(a)makes a statement which he knows to be false in a material particular;

(b)recklessly provides a statement which is false in a material particular; or

(c)knowingly fails to disclose any material fact,

he is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 4 on the standard scale.

(7)Proceedings in respect of an offence under paragraph (6) may, despite anything in Article 19 of the Magistrates' Courts (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 (limitation of time), be commenced at any time within two years from the date of the commission of the offence or within six months of its first discovery by the applicant, whichever period expires earlier.

(8)Paragraphs (1)(e) and (4) to (7) do not apply in the case of an order specifying an authority as liable to pay the compensation.

36ZCParental compensation orders: supplemental

(1)Before deciding whether or not to make a parental compensation order in favour of any person, the magistrates' court shall take into account the views of that person about whether a parental compensation order should be made in his favour.

(2)Before making a parental compensation order, the magistrates' court shall obtain and consider information about the child's family circumstances and the likely effect of the order on those circumstances.

(3)Before making a parental compensation order, a magistrates' court shall explain to the parent or guardian of the child in ordinary language—

(a)the effect of the order and of the requirements proposed to be included in it;

(b)the consequences which may follow (under paragraph (4)(b)) as a result of failure to comply with any of those requirements;

(c)that the court has power (under paragraph (4)(a)) to review the order on the application either of the parent or guardian or of the applicant.

(4)A magistrates' court which has made a parental compensation order may make an order under paragraph (5) if while the order is in force—

(a)it appears to the court, on the application of the applicant, or the parent or guardian subject to the order, that it is appropriate to make an order under paragraph (5); or

(b)it is proved to the satisfaction of the court, on the application of the applicant, that the parent or guardian subject to it has failed to comply with any requirement included in the order.

(5)An order under this paragraph is an order discharging the parental compensation order or varying it—

(a)by cancelling any provision included in it; or

(b)by inserting in it (either in addition to or in substitution for any of its provisions) any provision that could have been included in the order if the court had then had power to make it and were exercising the power.

(6)Where an application under paragraph (4) for the discharge of a parental compensation order is dismissed, no further application for its discharge shall be made under that paragraph by any person except with the consent of the court which made the order.

(7)References in this Article to the magistrates' court which made a parental compensation order include any magistrates' court acting for the same county court division as that court.

36ZDParental compensation orders: appeal

(1)If a magistrates' court makes a parental compensation order, the parent or guardian may appeal against the making of the order, or against the amount of compensation specified in the order.

(2)The appeal lies to the county court.

(3)On the appeal the county court—

(a)may make such orders as may be necessary to give effect to its determination of the appeal;

(b)may also make such incidental or consequential orders as appear to it to be just.

(4)Any order of the county court made on an appeal under this Article (other than one directing that an application be re-heard by a magistrates' court) shall, for the purposes of Article 36ZC, be treated as if it were an order of the magistrates' court from which the appeal was brought and not an order of the county court.

(5)A person in whose favour a parental compensation order is made shall not be entitled to receive any compensation under it until (disregarding any power of a court to grant leave to appeal out of time) there is no further possibility of an appeal on which the order could be varied or set aside.

36ZEEffect of parental compensation order on subsequent award of damages in civil proceedings

(1)This Article has effect where—

(a)a parental compensation order has been made in favour of any person in respect of any taking or loss of property or damage to it; and

(b)a claim by him in civil proceedings for damages in respect of the taking, loss or damage is then to be determined.

(2)The damages in the civil proceedings shall be assessed without regard to the parental compensation order, but the claimant may recover only an amount equal to the aggregate of the following—

(a)any amount by which they exceed the compensation; and

(b)a sum equal to any portion of the compensation which he fails to recover.

(3)The claimant may not enforce the judgment, so far as it relates to such a sum as is mentioned in paragraph (2)(b), without the leave of the court.

9In Article 2 (interpretation), in paragraph (2), in the appropriate place insert—N.I.

parental compensation order” has the meaning given by Article 36ZA(1);.

10The amendments made by paragraph 8 of this Schedule do not apply in relation to any conduct which occurred before the coming into force of that paragraph.N.I.

Section 159

SCHEDULE 11E+WInvestigations into conduct of police officers: accelerated procedure in special cases

1Schedule 3 to the Police Reform Act 2002 (c. 30) is amended as follows.E+W

2In paragraph 20(1)—E+W

(a)for “until” substitute until—

(a)the appropriate authority has certified the case as a special case under paragraph 20B(3) or 20E(3), or; and

(b)the words from “a report” to the end become paragraph (b).

3After paragraph 20 insert—E+W

Accelerated procedure in special casesE+W

20A(1)If, at any time before the completion of his investigation, a person appointed or designated to investigate a complaint or recordable conduct matter believes that the appropriate authority would, on consideration of the matter, be likely to consider that the special conditions are satisfied, he shall proceed in accordance with the following provisions of this paragraph.

(2)If the person was appointed under paragraph 16, he shall submit to the appropriate authority—

(a)a statement of his belief and the grounds for it; and

(b)a written report on his investigation to that point;

and if he was appointed following a determination made by the Commission under paragraph 15 he shall send a copy of the statement and the report to the Commission.

(3)If the person was appointed under paragraph 17 or 18 or designated under paragraph 19, he shall submit to the appropriate authority—

(a)a statement of his belief and the grounds for it; and

(b)a written report on his investigation to that point;

and shall send a copy of the statement and the report to the Commission.

(4)A person submitting a report under this paragraph shall not be prevented by any obligation of secrecy imposed by any rule of law or otherwise from including all such matters in his report as he thinks fit.

(5)A statement and report may be submitted under this paragraph whether or not a previous statement and report have been submitted; but a second or subsequent statement and report may be submitted only if the person submitting them has grounds to believe that the appropriate authority will reach a different determination under paragraph 20B(2) or 20E(2).

(6)After submitting a report under this paragraph, the person appointed or designated to investigate the complaint or recordable conduct matter shall continue his investigation to such extent as he considers appropriate.

(7)The special conditions are that—

(a)the person whose conduct is the subject matter of the investigation may have committed an imprisonable offence and that person's conduct is of a serious nature;

(b)there is sufficient evidence, in the form of written statements or other documents, to establish on the balance of probabilities that conduct justifying dismissal took place; and

(c)it is in the public interest for the person whose conduct is the subject matter of the investigation to cease to be a member of a police force, or to be a special constable, without delay.

(8)In sub-paragraph (7)—

(a)in paragraph (a), “imprisonable offence” means an offence which is punishable with imprisonment in the case of a person aged 21 or over; and

(b)in paragraph (b), “conduct justifying dismissal” means conduct which is so serious that disciplinary proceedings brought in respect of it would be likely to result in a dismissal.

(9)In paragraphs 20B to 20H “special report” means a report submitted under this paragraph.

Investigations managed or carried out by Commission: action by appropriate authorityE+W

20B(1)This paragraph applies where —

(a)a statement and special report on an investigation carried out under the management of the Commission, or

(b)a statement and special report on an investigation carried out by a person designated by the Commission,

are submitted to the appropriate authority under paragraph 20A(3).

(2)The appropriate authority shall determine whether the special conditions are satisfied.

(3)If the appropriate authority determines that the special conditions are satisfied then, unless it considers that the circumstances are such as to make it inappropriate to do so, it shall—

(a)certify the case as a special case for the purposes of Regulation 11 of the Police (Conduct) Regulations 2004 (S.I. 2004/645); and

(b)subject to any request made under paragraph 20G(1), take such steps as are required by that Regulation in relation to a case so certified.

(4)The reference in sub-paragraph (3) to Regulation 11 includes a reference to any corresponding provision replacing that Regulation.

(5)If the appropriate authority determines that the special conditions are satisfied then it shall notify the Director of Public Prosecutions of its determination and send him a copy of the special report.

(6)The appropriate authority shall notify the Commission of a certification under sub-paragraph (3).

(7)If the appropriate authority determines—

(a)that the special conditions are not satisfied, or

(b)that, although those conditions are satisfied, the circumstances are such as to make it inappropriate at present to bring disciplinary proceedings,

it shall submit to the Commission a memorandum under this sub-paragraph.

(8)The memorandum required to be submitted under sub-paragraph (7) is one which—

(a)notifies the Commission of its determination that those conditions are not satisfied or (as the case may be) that they are so satisfied but the circumstances are such as to make it inappropriate at present to bring disciplinary proceedings; and

(b)(in either case) sets out its reasons for so determining.

(9)In this paragraph “special conditions” has the meaning given by paragraph 20A(7).

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20C(1)On receipt of a notification under paragraph 20B(6), the Commission shall give a notification—

(a)in the case of a complaint, to the complainant and to every person entitled to be kept properly informed in relation to the complaint under section 21; and

(b)in the case of a recordable conduct matter, to every person entitled to be kept properly informed in relation to that matter under that section.

(2)The notification required by sub-paragraph (1) is one setting out—

(a)the findings of the special report;

(b)the appropriate authority's determination under paragraph 20B(2); and

(c)the action that the appropriate authority is required to take as a consequence of that determination.

(3)Subsections (5) to (7) of section 20 shall have effect in relation to the duties imposed on the Commission by sub-paragraph (1) as they have effect in relation to the duties imposed on the Commission by that section.

(4)Except so far as may be otherwise provided by regulations made by virtue of sub-paragraph (3), the Commission shall be entitled (notwithstanding any obligation of secrecy imposed by any rule of law or otherwise) to discharge the duty to give a person mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) notification of the findings of the special report by sending that person a copy of that report.

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20D(1)On receipt of a memorandum under paragraph 20B(7), the Commission shall—

(a)consider the memorandum;

(b)determine, in the light of that consideration, whether or not to make a recommendation under paragraph 20H; and

(c)if it thinks fit to do so, make a recommendation under that paragraph.

(2)If the Commission determines not to make a recommendation under paragraph 20H, it shall notify the appropriate authority and the person appointed under paragraph 18 or designated under paragraph 19 of its determination.

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20E(1)This paragraph applies where—

(a)a statement and a special report on an investigation carried out by an appropriate authority on its own behalf, or

(b)a statement and a special report on an investigation carried out under the supervision of the Commission,

are submitted to the appropriate authority under paragraph 20A(2) or (3).

(2)The appropriate authority shall determine whether the special conditions are satisfied.

(3)If the appropriate authority determines that the special conditions are satisfied then, unless it considers that the circumstances are such as to make it inappropriate to do so, it shall—

(a)certify the case as a special case for the purposes of Regulation 11 of the Police (Conduct) Regulations 2004 (S.I. 2004/645); and

(b)subject to any request made under paragraph 20G(1), take such steps as are required by that Regulation in relation to a case so certified.

(4)The reference in sub-paragraph (3) to Regulation 11 includes a reference to any corresponding provision replacing that Regulation.

(5)If the appropriate authority determines that the special conditions are satisfied then it shall notify the Director of Public Prosecutions of its determination and send him a copy of the special report.

(6)Where the statement and report were required under paragraph 20A(2) to be copied to the Commission, the appropriate authority shall notify the Commission of a certification under sub-paragraph (3).

(7)If the appropriate authority determines—

(a)that the special conditions are not satisfied, or

(b)that, although those conditions are satisfied, the circumstances are such as to make it inappropriate at present to bring disciplinary proceedings,

it shall notify the person appointed under paragraph 16 or 17 of its determination.

(8)In this paragraph “special conditions” has the meaning given by paragraph 20A(7).

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20F(1)If the appropriate authority certifies a case under paragraph 20E(3), it shall give a notification—

(a)in the case of a complaint, to the complainant and to every person entitled to be kept properly informed in relation to the complaint under section 21; and

(b)in the case of a recordable conduct matter, to every person entitled to be kept properly informed in relation to that matter under that section.

(2)The notification required by sub-paragraph (1) is one setting out—

(a)the findings of the report;

(b)the authority's determination under paragraph 20E(2); and

(c)the action that the authority is required to take in consequence of that determination.

(3)Subsections (5) to (7) of section 20 shall have effect in relation to the duties imposed on the appropriate authority by sub-paragraph (1) as they have effect in relation to the duties imposed on the appropriate authority by that section.

(4)Except so far as may be otherwise provided by regulations made by virtue of sub-paragraph (3), the appropriate authority shall be entitled (notwithstanding any obligation of secrecy imposed by any rule of law or otherwise) to discharge the duty to give a person mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) notification of the findings of the special report by sending that person a copy of that report.

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20G(1)On receiving a copy of a special report under paragraph 20B(5) or 20E(5), the Director of Public Prosecutions may request the appropriate authority not to bring disciplinary proceedings without his prior agreement, if the Director considers that bringing such proceedings might prejudice any future criminal proceedings.

(2)The Director of Public Prosecutions—

(a)shall notify the appropriate authority of any decision of his to take, or not to take, action in respect of the matters dealt with in a special report copied to him under paragraph 20B(5) or 20E(5); and

(b)where the special report was copied to him under paragraph 20B(5), shall send a copy of that notification to the Commission.

(3)It shall be the duty of the Commission to notify the persons mentioned in sub-paragraph (5) if criminal proceedings are brought against any person by the Director of Public Prosecutions in respect of any matters dealt with in a special report copied to him under paragraph 20B(5).

(4)It shall be the duty of the appropriate authority to notify the persons mentioned in sub-paragraph (5) if criminal proceedings are brought against any person by the Director of Public Prosecutions in respect of any matters dealt with in a special report copied to him under paragraph 20E(5).

(5)Those persons are—

(a)in the case of a complaint, the complainant and every person entitled to be kept properly informed in relation to the complaint under section 21; and

(b)in the case of a recordable conduct matter, every person entitled to be kept properly informed in relation to that matter under that section.

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20H(1)Where the appropriate authority has submitted, or is required to submit, a memorandum to the Commission under paragraph 20B(7), the Commission may make a recommendation to the appropriate authority that it should certify the case under paragraph 20B(3).

(2)If the Commission determines to make a recommendation under this paragraph, it shall give a notification—

(a)in the case of a complaint, to the complainant and to every person entitled to be kept properly informed in relation to the complaint under section 21; and

(b)in the case of a recordable conduct matter, to every person entitled to be kept properly informed in relation to that matter under that section.

(3)The notification required by sub-paragraph (2) is one setting out—

(a)the findings of the special report; and

(b)the Commission's recommendation under this paragraph.

(4)Subsections (5) to (7) of section 20 shall have effect in relation to the duties imposed on the Commission by sub-paragraph (2) as they have effect in relation to the duties imposed on the Commission by that section.

(5)Except so far as may be otherwise provided by regulations made by virtue of sub-paragraph (4), the Commission shall be entitled (notwithstanding any obligation of secrecy imposed by any rule of law or otherwise) to discharge the duty to give a person mentioned in sub-paragraph (2) notification of the findings of the special report by sending that person a copy of the report.

(6)It shall be the duty of the appropriate authority to notify the Commission whether it accepts the recommendation and (if it does) to certify the case and proceed accordingly.

(7)If, after the Commission has made a recommendation under this paragraph, the appropriate authority does not certify the case under paragraph 20B(3)—

(a)the Commission may direct the appropriate authority so to certify it; and

(b)it shall be the duty of the appropriate authority to comply with the direction and proceed accordingly.

(8)Where the Commission gives the appropriate authority a direction under this paragraph, it shall supply the appropriate authority with a statement of its reasons for doing so.

(9)The Commission may at any time withdraw a direction given under this paragraph.

(10)The appropriate authority shall keep the Commission informed of whatever action it takes in response to a recommendation or direction.

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20I(1)Where—

(a)the Commission makes a recommendation under paragraph 20H in the case of an investigation of a complaint, and

(b)the appropriate authority notifies the Commission that the recommendation has been accepted,

the Commission shall notify the complainant and every person entitled to be kept properly informed in relation to the complaint under section 21 of that fact and of the steps that have been, or are to be, taken by the appropriate authority to give effect to it.

(2)Where in the case of an investigation of a complaint the appropriate authority—

(a)notifies the Commission that it does not accept the recommendation made by the Commission under paragraph 20H, or

(b)fails to certify the case under paragraph 20B(3) and to proceed accordingly,

it shall be the duty of the Commission to determine what (if any) further steps to take under paragraph 20H.

(3)It shall be the duty of the Commission to notify the complainant and every person entitled to be kept properly informed in relation to the complaint under section 21—

(a)of any determination under sub-paragraph (2) not to take further steps under paragraph 20H; and

(b)where it determines under that sub-paragraph to take further steps under that paragraph, of the outcome of the taking of those steps.

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(2A)In sub-paragraph (2)—

(a)references to the findings of an investigation do not include a reference to findings on a report submitted under paragraph 20A; and

(b)references to the report of an investigation do not include a reference to a report submitted under that paragraph.

Section 160

SCHEDULE 12E+WInvestigations of deaths and serious injuries during or after contact with the police

1The Police Reform Act 2002 (c. 30) has effect subject to the following amendments.E+W

2(1)Section 10(2) (general functions of the Commission) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)After paragraph (b) insert—

(ba)the recording of matters from which it appears that a person has died or suffered serious injury during, or following, contact with a person serving with the police;.

(3)In paragraph (c), after “paragraph (b)” insert “ or (ba) ”.

3In section 12 (matters to which Part 2 applies), after subsection (2) insert—E+W

(2A)In this Part “death or serious injury matter” (or “DSI matter” for short) means any circumstances (other than those which are or have been the subject of a complaint or which amount to a conduct matter)—

(a)in or in consequence of which a person has died or has sustained serious injury; and

(b)in relation to which the requirements of either subsection (2B) or subsection (2C) are satisfied.

(2B)The requirements of this subsection are that at the time of the death or serious injury the person—

(a)had been arrested by a person serving with the police and had not been released from that arrest; or

(b)was otherwise detained in the custody of a person serving with the police.

(2C)The requirements of this subsection are that—

(a)at or before the time of the death or serious injury the person had contact (of whatever kind, and whether direct or indirect) with a person serving with the police who was acting in the execution of his duties; and

(b)there is an indication that the contact may have caused (whether directly or indirectly) or contributed to the death or serious injury.

(2D)In subsection (2A) the reference to a person includes a person serving with the police, but in relation to such a person “contact” in subsection (2C) does not include contact that he has whilst acting in the execution of his duties.

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(a)the cross-heading preceding section 13;

(b)the heading for section 13 (handling of complaints and conduct matters); and

(c)that section itself.

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(2)In paragraph (a), for the words from “an investigation relating to” to the end substitute—

(i)an investigation relating to the conduct of a person who, at the time of the conduct, was a member of the other force, or

(ii)an investigation of a DSI matter in relation to which the relevant officer was, at the time of the death or serious injury, a member of the other force; and.

(3)In paragraph (b), for the words from “an investigation” to the end substitute—

(i)an investigation relating to the conduct of a person who, at the time of the conduct, was not a member of that force, or

(ii)an investigation of a DSI matter in relation to which the relevant officer was, at the time of the death or serious injury, not a member of that force.

6In section 18 (inspection of police premises on behalf of the Commission), in subsection (2)(a), after “conduct matters” insert “ or DSI matters ”.E+W

7(1)Section 21 (duty to provide information) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1), for “or recordable conduct matter” substitute “ , recordable conduct matter or DSI matter ”.

(3)In subsection (1)(a), after “subsection (2)” insert “ or (2A) ”.

(4)In subsection (2), after “if” insert “ (in the case of a complaint or recordable conduct matter) ”.

(5)After subsection (2) insert—

(2A)A person falls within this subsection if (in the case of a DSI matter)—

(a)he is a relative of the person who has died;

(b)he is a relative of the person who has suffered serious injury and that person is incapable of making a complaint;

(c)he himself is the person who has suffered serious injury.

(6)In subsection (3)—

(a)after “subsection (2)” insert “ or (2A) ”; and

(b)for “or recordable conduct matter” (in both places) substitute “ , recordable conduct matter or DSI matter ”.

(7)In subsection (5), for “or conduct matter” substitute “ , conduct matter or DSI matter ”.

(8)In subsections (6) and (7), for “or recordable conduct matter” substitute “ , recordable conduct matter or DSI matter ”.

(9)After subsection (9)(b) insert—

(ba)whether the Commission or the appropriate authority has made a determination under paragraph 21A of Schedule 3;.

(10)In subsection (9)(c), after “paragraph 22” insert “ or 24A ”.

(11)In subsection (10), for “or recordable conduct matter” substitute “ , recordable conduct matter or DSI matter ”.

8(1)Section 22 (power of Commission to issue guidance) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (2)(b)(ii), after “recordable conduct matters” insert “ or DSI matters ”.

(3)In subsection (5)—

(a)in paragraph (a), after “recordable conduct matters” insert “ or DSI matters ”;

(b)in paragraphs (b) and (d)(ii), after “recordable conduct matter” insert “ or DSI matter ”; and

(c)in paragraph (e)(i), for “or conduct matter” substitute “ , conduct matter or DSI matter ”.

9(1)Section 23(2) (regulations) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In paragraph (b), after “recordable conduct matters” insert “ and DSI matters ”.

(3)For paragraph (h) substitute—

(h)for combining into a single investigation the investigation of any complaint, conduct matter or DSI matter with the investigation or investigations of any one or more, or any combination, of the following—

(i)complaints (whether or not relating to the same conduct),