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Police and Justice Act 2006

Paragraph 20: Liability for acts of police members of staff

48.This paragraph establishes the Agency’s liability in respect of any unlawful conduct by constables seconded to the Agency.

49.Sub-paragraph (2) provides that the Agency will be a joint tortfeasor where such unlawful conduct by a seconded person is a tort (i.e. the Agency will be liable as if it had jointly with the seconded constable carried out the unlawful conduct).

50.Sub-paragraph (3) defines seconded constable for the purposes of paragraph 20.

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