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Metropolitan Police Act 1886

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Metropolitan Police Act 1886

1886 CHAPTER 22

An Act to amend the Enactments relating to Offices, Stations, and Buildings for the Metropolitan Police Force.

[4th June 1886]

WHEREAS it is expedient to define and extend the powers of the receiver for the metropolitan police district (in this Act referred to as the police receiver) in relation to the construction of a central office and police stations, offices, and buildings for the metropolitan police force, and to the purchasing of land for such central office, stations, offices, and buildings, and to authorise the raising of a loan for the purposes aforesaid on the security of the metropolitan police fund And whereas the power conferred by the Metropolitan Police Act, 1857, on the police receiver to borrow on the security of the rates raised for the purposes of the metropolitan police force has never been exercised, aid by reason of the time fixed for the repayment of the loan cannot now. be exercised ; and it is expedient to confer a power to borrow :Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows :

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