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The Police and Magistrates' Courts Act 1994 (Commencement No. 1 and Transitional Provisions) Order 1994

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2.—(1) In this Order–

“the 1964 Act” means the Police Act 1964(1);

“the 1994 Act” means the Police and Magistrates' Courts Act 1994, and

“the new police authorities” means the police authorities to be established under section 3 of the 1964 Act (as substituted by section 2 of the 1994 Act) and “the old police authorities” means the police authorities which they are to supersede.

(2) In this Order the period of co–existence of an old and new police authority is the period–

(a)beginning with the date on which a new police authority comes into existence or 1st October 1994, whichever is the later, and

(b)ending immediately before 1st April 1995.

(3) For the purposes of this Order, a new police authority shall be deemed to come into existence when appointments to it have been made under paragraph 5 of Schedule 1B to the 1964 Act(2).


Schedule 1B was inserted by section 3(2) of, and Schedule 2 to, the 1994 Act.

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