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Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011

Section 38: Appointment, suspension and removal of chief constables

167.Section 38 provides for the police and crime commissioner to appoint or suspend the chief constable of a police force. The police and crime commissioner may also call upon the chief constable to resign or retire and, if so, the chief constable must resign or retire.

168.Subsection (5) introduces Schedule 8.

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