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Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011

Section 17: Duties when carrying out functions

105.Section 17 sets out particular matters to which a police and crime commissioner or the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime must have regard in carrying out his functions, in addition to the requirement under section 8 to have regard to the police and crime plan.

106.Subsection (3)(b) ensures that, in discharging the duty under subsection (2) to have regard to any report or recommendation made by the police and crime panel on his annual report on the previous year, a police and crime commissioner or the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime has a period of grace in which to consider the report or recommendations.

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