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Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011

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8(1)In Schedule 3 (handling of complaints and conduct matters), paragraph 2 (initial handling and recording of complaints) is amended in accordance with sub-paragraphs (2) to (5).E+W

(2)For sub-paragraph (1) substitute—

(1)Where a complaint is made to the Commission, it shall give notification of the complaint to the appropriate authority.

(1A)But the Commission need not give that notification if the Commission considers that there are exceptional circumstances that justify its not being given..

(3)Omit sub-paragraph (4).

(4)In sub-paragraph (5)—

(a)in the words before sub-paragraph (a)—

(i)omit the words from “or the Commission” to “sub-paragraph (4)”;

(ii)omit “or, as the case may be, the Commission”;

(b)omit sub-paragraph (b) (and the word “or” preceding it).

(5)[F1After sub-paragraph (7) insert—

(8)Nothing in this paragraph shall require the recording by any person of any complaint about any conduct if that person considers that the complaint falls within a description of complaints specified in regulations made by the Secretary of State for the purposes of this paragraph..]

(6)In consequence of the amendments made by sub-paragraphs (2) to (5)—

(a)in section 12(2) (complaints, matters and persons to which Part 2 applies), omit “, paragraph 2(4) of Schedule 3”;

(b)in section 29(1) (interpretation of Part 2), omit paragraph (b) of the definition of “recordable conduct matter”.

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F1Sch. 14 para. 8(5) omitted (31.1.2017 for specified purposes) by virtue of Policing and Crime Act 2017 (c. 3), s. 183(1)(5)(e), Sch. 5 para. 51(a)

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I1Sch. 14 para. 8 in force at 22.11.2012 in so far as not already in force by S.I. 2012/2892, art. 2(g) (with art. 6)

I2Sch. 14 para. 8(1)(2)(3) in force at 16.1.2012 for specified purposes by S.I. 2011/3019, art. 3, Sch. 1

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