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Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007

Section 133: Community support officers etc

348.This section amends the Police Reform Act 2002 so that if local authorities and the chief police officer for the area agree, community support officers and other “accredited persons” under that Act may issue fixed penalty notices for breach of local authority byelaws. Before a community support officer or accredited person will be able to do this, the chief police officer will have to designate them as having that function and the byelaw to which the fixed penalty notice relates will have to appear on a list agreed between the chief police officer and the local authority.

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