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Police and Justice Act 2006

New Section 26B of Police Reform Act 2002: National Policing Improvement Agency

75.New section 26B of the 2002 Act (inserted by paragraph 87) places a duty on the IPCC and the Agency to enter into an agreement as to how the IPCC will operate in relation to the Agency’s staff and the procedures that will be put into practice. No change may be made to this agreement without the Secretary of State’s agreement, and it may not be terminated unless another agreement has been made to replace it. The IPCC will not have any jurisdiction over matters relating to the direction and control of the Agency. The IPCC’s authority under this new section only relates to the Agency’s activities in England and Wales.

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