SCHEDULE 14Police: complaints

Complaints about policing

5(1)In section 29(1) (interpretation of Part 2), in the definition of “conduct” in subsection (1), for “and statements” substitute “, statements and decisions”.

(2)In Schedule 3 (handling of complaints and conduct matters), in paragraph 4 (reference of complaints to the Commission), after sub-paragraph (7) insert—

(8)In a case where—

(a)a complaint relates to a direction and control matter, and

(b)there is no obligation under this paragraph for the appropriate authority to refer the complaint to the Commission,

the appropriate authority may refer the complaint to the Commission under this paragraph only if the Commission consents..