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SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 4Interaction with other authorities

Part 1Interpretation

Inspection authorities

1(1)In this Schedule references to inspection authorities are to be read in accordance with sub-paragraph (2) or (3), as the case may be.

(2)For the purposes of paragraph 5 or 6 the inspection authorities are—

(a)Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons,

(b)Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary,

(c)Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of the Crown Prosecution Service,

(d)Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of the National Probation Service for England and Wales,

(e)Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Court Administration,

(f)Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills, and

(g)the Audit Commission for Local Authorities and the National Health Service in England.

(3)For the purposes of paragraph 7 the inspection authorities are—

(a)Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons,

(b)Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Constabulary,

(c)Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of the Crown Prosecution Service,

(d)Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of the National Probation Service for England and Wales,

(e)Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Court Administration,

(f)Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills, and

(g)the Audit Commission for Local Authorities and the National Health Service in England.

Inspection functions

2In this Schedule “inspection functions” means functions relating to, or connected with, inspections carried out by the Commission under section 60.

Public authorities

3(1)In this Schedule “public authority”—

(a)includes any person certain of whose functions are functions of a public nature, but

(b)does not include either House of Parliament or a person exercising functions in connection with proceedings in Parliament.

(2)Subject to paragraph 9(3), references in this Schedule to a public authority do not include a public authority outside the United Kingdom.

(3)In relation to a particular act, a person is not a public authority by virtue of sub-paragraph (1) if the nature of the act is private.