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Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008

Part 9: Policing

62.Sections 126 and 127 and Schedules 22 and 23 amend the procedures for dealing with matters in respect of the conduct and performance of police officers and special constables and in respect of the investigation of complaints and incidents of police misconduct.

63.Section 128 amends section 57 of the Police Act 1996 to amplify the powers of the Secretary of State to provide financial assistance to organisations which promote the efficiency or effectiveness of the police.

64.Section 129 extends the functions of Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) so that it may inspect the full range of police authority functions or any particular function.

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