Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011

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8(1)This paragraph applies in relation to the police and crime panel for a multi-authority police area which covers nine or fewer local authorities.E+W

(2)In a case where—

(a)the number of appointed members of the police and crime panel is less than the full complement,

(b)a particular relevant local authority does not have power under the panel arrangements to appoint an extra member of the panel (see paragraph 5(2)), and

(c)there is no member of the panel who was appointed by the authority,

the authority may nominate one of its councillors to be a member of the police and crime panel.

(3)In a case where—

(a)the number of appointed members of the police and crime panel is less than the full complement,

(b)a particular relevant local authority has power under the panel arrangements to appoint one or more extra members of the panel (see paragraph 5(2)), and

(c)the number of members of the panel who are members by virtue of appointment by the authority is less than the authority's quota of members,

the authority may nominate the permitted number of its councillors to be members of the police and crime panel.

(4)A relevant local authority may not make a nomination under this paragraph if, and for as long as, a notice given to the authority by the Secretary of State under paragraph 10(8) is in force.

(5)In this paragraph, in relation to a police and crime panel and a relevant local authority—

  • full complement” means ten members;

  • permitted number” means the number that is equal to the difference between—

    (a)

    the authority's quota of members; and

    (b)

    the number of members of the panel who are members by virtue of appointment by the authority;

  • quota of members” means the number of members calculated by adding one to the number of extra members of the panel which the authority has power to appoint under the panel arrangements (see paragraph 5(2)).