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

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Commencement on 1st October 1994

5.—(1) Subject to paragraph (3) below, the provisions of the 1994 Act which are listed in paragraph (2) below shall come into force on 1st October 1994.

(2) The provisions referred to in paragraph (1) above are–

(a)section 14 (alteration of police areas) in so far as it substitutes new sections 21A and 21C in the 1964 Act;

(b)section 22 (assistant inspectors and staff officers);

(c)section 25 (acceptance of gifts and loans);

(d)section 32 (initial financing of new police authorities);

(e)section 33 (validation of past grants);

(f)section 39 (police areas in England: alterations under Local Government Act 1992), except subsections (2) and (3);

(g)section 42 (application of Firearms Act 1968 to civilian staff);

(h)section 44 (minor and consequential amendments), so far as it relates to paragraphs 10(1) and (3), 16 and 21 of Schedule 5;

(i)section 93 (repeals) so far as it relates to the entries referred to in sub–paragraph (m) below;

(j)paragraph 10(1) and (3) (amendment of section 43 of the 1964 Act) of Schedule 5;

(k)paragraph 16 (amendment of section 90 of the Offices, Shops and Railway Premises Act 1963(1)) of Schedule 5;

(l)paragraph 21 (amendment of section 1 of the Police Negotiating Board Act 1980(2) ) of Schedule 5, and

(m)in Part I of Schedule 9 (repeals) the entries in respect of–

(i)the Licensing Act 1902(3)

(ii)the Police Negotiating Board Act 1980, and

(iii)section 30(2) of the Local Government Act 1985(4) .

(3) The coming into force of section 32 of the 1994 Act shall have effect only in respect of new police authorities which have come into existence.


2 Edw. 7 c.28.

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