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Police and Justice Act 2006

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4(1)Section 17 (duty to consider crime and disorder implications) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1), for “crime and disorder in its area” there is substituted—

(a)crime and disorder in its area (including anti-social and other behaviour adversely affecting the local environment); and

(b)the misuse of drugs, alcohol and other substances in its area.

(3)For subsection (2) there is substituted—

(2)This section applies to each of the following—

  • a local authority;

  • a joint authority;

  • the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority;

  • a fire and rescue authority constituted by a scheme under section 2 of the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004 or a scheme to which section 4 of that Act applies;

  • a metropolitan county fire authority;

  • a police authority;

  • a National Park authority;

  • the Broads Authority.

(4)After subsection (3) there is inserted—

(4)The appropriate national authority may by order amend this section by—

(a)adding an entry for any person or body to the list of authorities in subsection (2),

(b)altering or repealing any entry for the time being included in the list, or

(c)adding, altering or repealing provisions for the interpretation of entries in the list.

(5)In subsection (4) “the appropriate national authority” has the same meaning as in section 5.

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