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Riot Compensation Act 2016

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10Repeal of Riot (Damages) Act 1886 and consequential amendments etc

(1)The Riot (Damages) Act 1886 is repealed.

(2)In section 235 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 (liability for damage in case of plundered vessel)—

(a)in subsection (2)—

(i)for “compensation authority” substitute “appropriate local policing body”;

(ii)for “Riot (Damages) Act 1886” substitute “Riot Compensation Act 2016”;

(b)after subsection (2) insert—

(2A)In subsection (2), “appropriate local policing body” has the same meaning as in the Riot Compensation Act 2016 (see section 1(3) of that Act).

(3)Omit the following provisions—

(a)in the table in Schedule 9 to the Police Act 1964, the entry relating to the Riot (Damages) Act 1886;

(b)section 10(1) of the Public Order Act 1986;

(c)paragraphs 9 to 11 of Schedule 7 to the Police Act 1996;

(d)paragraph 6 of Schedule 27 to the Greater London Authority Act 1999;

(e)paragraph 61 of Schedule 16 to the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011.

11Regulations

(1)Regulations under this Act are to be made by statutory instrument.

(2)A statutory instrument containing regulations under this Act, other than—

(a)regulations under section 2(4) which restrict, or are capable of restricting, the categories of property in respect of which a claim may be made,

(b)regulations under section 8(9) which reduce the amount of the compensation cap, and

(c)regulations under section 12(1) (commencement regulations),

is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

(3)A statutory instrument containing regulations described in subsection (2)(a) or (b) may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before each House of Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House.

(4)Regulations under this Act may—

(a)make different provision for different purposes;

(b)make different provision for different areas;

(c)make transitional, transitory or saving provision;

(d)make incidental, supplementary or consequential provision.

12Commencement, extent and short title

(1)Sections 1 to 10 and the Schedule come into force on whatever day or days the Secretary of State by regulations appoints.

(2)This section and section 11 come into force on the day on which this Act is passed.

(3)This Act extends to England and Wales.

(4)This Act may be cited as the Riot Compensation Act 2016.

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