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Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011

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102Interpretation of Part 1

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(1)In this Part (unless otherwise specified)—

  • “chief executive” means—

    (a)

    in relation to a police and crime commissioner, the chief executive appointed by the commissioner under Schedule 1;

    (b)

    in relation to the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime, the chief executive appointed by the Office under Schedule 3;

  • “chief finance officer” means—

    (a)

    in relation to a police and crime commissioner, the chief finance officer appointed by the commissioner under Schedule 1;

    (b)

    in relation to the chief constable of a police force to which Chapter 1 applies, the chief finance officer appointed by the chief constable under Schedule 2;

    (c)

    in relation to the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime, the chief finance officer appointed by the Office under Schedule 3;

    (d)

    in relation to the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, the chief finance officer appointed by the Commissioner under Schedule 4;

  • “chief officer of police” means—

    (a)

    in relation to a police force maintained under section 2 of the Police Act 1996, the chief constable of that force;

    (b)

    in relation to the metropolitan police force, the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis;

  • “crime and disorder reduction” has the meaning given in section 101;

  • “elected local 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 the area;

    (b)

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

  • “national or international functions” means functions relating to—

    (a)

    the protection of prominent persons or their residences,

    (b)

    national security,

    (c)

    counter-terrorism, or

    (d)

    the provision of services for any other national or international purpose;

  • “police and crime panel” means—

    (a)

    in relation to a police area listed in Schedule 1 to the Police Act 1996, the police and crime panel referred to in subsection (1) of section 28;

    (b)

    in relation to the metropolitan police district, the committee established under section 32;

  • “police and crime plan” has the meaning given in section 7;

  • “police area” means—

    (a)

    a police area listed in Schedule 1 to the Police Act 1996 (police areas outside London), and

    (b)

    the metropolitan police district;

  • “relevant chief officer of police”, in relation to—

    (a)

    a police area,

    (b)

    the police force for a police area,

    (c)

    the elected local policing body for a police area, or

    (d)

    the police and crime panel for a police area,

    means the chief officer of police of the police force for that area;

  • “relevant elected local policing body”, in relation to—

    (a)

    a police area,

    (b)

    the police force for a police area,

    (c)

    the chief officer of police of the police force for a police area, or

    (d)

    the police and crime panel for a police area,

    means the elected local policing body for that area;

  • “relevant police and crime panel”, in relation to—

    (a)

    a police area,

    (b)

    the police force for a police area,

    (c)

    the chief officer of police of the police force for a police area, or

    (d)

    the elected local policing body for a police area,

    means the police and crime panel for that area;

  • “relevant police force”, in relation to—

    (a)

    a police area,

    (b)

    a chief officer of police of the police force for a police area,

    (c)

    the elected local policing body for a police area, or

    (d)

    the police and crime panel for a police area,

    means the police force for that area.

(2)References in this Part to a police and crime commissioner’s area are references to the police area for which the commissioner is established.

(3)References in this Part to a police and crime commissioner’s staff are references to the following persons appointed under Schedule 1—

(a)the commissioner’s chief executive;

(b)the commissioner’s chief finance officer; and

(c)other staff;

and to the person (if any) appointed as the deputy police and crime commissioner under section 18.

(4)References in this Part to a police force’s civilian staff are (except in the case of the metropolitan police force) references to—

(a)the chief finance officer appointed by the chief constable of the force under paragraph 4 of Schedule 2, and

(b)the other staff appointed by that chief constable under that Schedule.

(5)References in this Part to the staff of the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime are references to—

(a)the Office’s chief finance officer appointed under section 127(2) of the Greater London Authority Act 1999;

(b)the Office’s chief executive appointed under Schedule 3;

(c)other staff appointed under Schedule 3; and

(d)the person (if any) appointed under section 19 as the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime (subject to paragraph 4(4) of Schedule 3 (Deputy Mayor an Assembly member)).

(6)References in this Part to the metropolitan police force’s civilian staff are references to—

(a)the chief finance officer appointed by the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis under paragraph 1 of Schedule 4, and

(b)the other staff appointed by the Commissioner under that Schedule.

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