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4(1)In section 14B (banning orders made on a complaint)—E+W
(a)for subsection (1) substitute—
“(1)An application for a banning order in respect of any person may be made by—
(a)the relevant chief officer, or
(b)the Director of Public Prosecutions,
if it appears to him that the condition in subsection (2) is met.”;
(b)after subsection (1) insert—
“(1A)In subsection (1) “the relevant chief officer” means—
(a)the chief officer of police of any police force maintained for a police area; or
(b)the chief constable of the British Transport Police Force.”
(2)In section 21B(4) (summary measures: reference to a court), for “the chief officer of police for the area in which the person resides or appears to reside” substitute “ the relevant chief officer ”.
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