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Metropolitan Police Act 1829

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. [1.].His Majesty may establish a new police office for the metropolis and the surrounding district, and may appoint two persons as justices, to conduct the business of the office, under the directions of a secretary of state.

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  5. 4.Westminster, and parts of Middlesex, Surrey, and Kent, to be formed into one district, to be called “the metropolitan police district.” A police force for the whole district to be appointed.

  6. 5. The justices, subject to the approbation of a secretary of state, may make regulations for the management of the police force.

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  10. 10. His Majesty may appoint a person to be the receiver of all monies applicable to the purposes of this Act, who shall give security. The money to be placed in the Bank of England, and drawn out by the receiver.

  11. 11. Receiver’s accounts to be audited.

  12. 12. Salaries and wages of policemen to be regulated by the secretary of state. Rewards for activity, and superannuation allowances.

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  18. 22. Power to set up watchboxes.

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