Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988E+W
198(1)In the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988, section 79 (statements by constables) is amended as follows.E+W
(2)In subsection (2), for “by the police authority” substitute “ as a civilian police employee ”.
(3)After subsection (5), insert—
“(5A)For the purposes of subsection (2), a person is employed as a civilian police employee for a police area if—
(a)in the case of a police area listed in Schedule 1 to the Police Act 1996, the person is a member of the civilian staff of the police force (within the meaning of Part 1 of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011) maintained for that area;
(b)in the case of the metropolitan police district, the person is a member of the civilian staff of the metropolitan police force (within the meaning of that Part of that Act);
(c)in the case of the City of London, the person is employed by the Common Council of the City of London in its capacity as police authority.”.