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Metropolitan Police Act 1887

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Metropolitan Police Act 1887

1887 CHAPTER 45

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

[16th September 1887]

WHEREAS by the Metropolitan Police Act, 1886, the receiver for the Metropolitan Police District (in this Act referred to as the police receiver) was empowered to provide, by building or otherwise, a central office, and such police stations, offices, houses, and buildings as were required for the purposes of the Metropolitan Police Force, and the execution of the enactments relating to such force, and to improve, enlarge, fit up, and provide proper access, yards, and other appurtenances for any offices, stations, houses, and buildings provided either before or after the passing of the Act, or any of them, and to purchase and hold land for the said purposes, or any of them, and (by section three) for the purpose of any purchase under the Act, and of any works under the Act of a permanent character, to borrow a sum or sums not exceeding in the aggregate two hundred thousand pounds :

And whereas the borrowing powers of the police receiver under the said Act are insufficient to provide for all the aforesaid purposes, and it is expedient to extend those borrowing powers, and otherwise to amend the enactments relating to the police receiver:

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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