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Policing and Crime Act 2009


172.Under new subsection (1) of section 136P, the Secretary of State may issue statutory guidance relating to the discharge of any functions under Part 2A by the police or a person authorised by the chief officer of police.

173.Subsection (2) requires a person discharging a function to which this guidance relates to have regard to such guidance.

174.New section 136Q allows the Secretary of State to amend these provisions by order to allow persons other than police officers (for example local authorities) to issue closure notices.

175.New section 136R defines the terms used in the new Part.

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