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Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011

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25In this Schedule—

  • “existing chief officer” means—

    (a)

    in relation to a police area listed in Schedule 1 to the Police Act 1996, the chief constable of the police force for that area before the coming into force of section 2 of this Act in relation to that area;

    (b)

    in relation to the metropolitan police district, the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis immediately before the coming into force of section 4;

  • “existing police authority” means—

    (a)

    in relation to a police area listed in Schedule 1 to the Police Act 1996, the police authority established under section 3 of that Act for that area;

    (b)

    in relation to the metropolitan police district, the Metropolitan Police Authority;

  • “local authority” means—

    (a)

    in relation to England, a county council or a district council;

    (b)

    in relation to Wales, a county council or a county borough council;

  • “new chief officer” means—

    (a)

    in relation to a police area listed in Schedule 1 to the Police Act 1996, the chief constable established for that police area under section 2 of this Act;

    (b)

    in relation to the metropolitan police district, the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis established under section 4;

  • “new policing body” means—

    (a)

    in relation to a police area listed in Schedule 1 to the Police Act 1996, the police and crime commissioner for that area;

    (b)

    in relation to the metropolitan police district, the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime;

  • “police force” means—

    (a)

    in relation to a police area listed in Schedule 1 to the Police Act 1996, the police force maintained for that area under section 2 of that Act;

    (b)

    in relation to the metropolitan police district, the metropolitan police force;

  • “transfer scheme”, in relation to an existing police authority, means a scheme for transferring staff, property, rights or liabilities of that authority.

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