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The Police and Magistrates' Courts Act 1994 (Commencement No. 5 and Transitional Provisions) Order 1994

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Provisions of the ActSubject matter of provisions
Section 1Police areas
Section 2Police forces and police authorities
Section 3Membership of police authorities etc.
Section 4Functions of police authorities
Section 5Chief constables
Section 6Deputy and assistant chief constables
Section 7Other members of police forces
Section 8Police fund
Section 9Supply of goods and services
Section 10Civilian employees
Section 11Appointment of officers
Section 12Questions by local councillors
Section 14Alteration of police areas
Section 15Functions of Secretary of State
Section 16Reports from police authorities
Section 20Inspectors of constabulary
Section 21Reports from inspectors of constabulary
Section 23Common services
Section 24Grants by local authorities
Section 26Police officers employed on service outside their force
Section 29Directions as to minimum budget
Section 30Revenue accounts and capital finance
Section 31Financial administration
In section 39, subsections (2) and (30Police areas in England: alterations under the Local Government Act 1992
Section 40Police areas in Wales: alterations under the Local Government Act 1972
Section 43Application to police authorities of enactments relating to local authorities etc.
Section 44Minor and consequential amendments, so far as it relates to the paragraphs of Schedule 5 specified below
Section 45Application of certain provisions to new authorities
Section 93Repeals, so far as it relates to the entries in Part I of Schedule 9 specified below
Schedule 1Schedule to be inserted in Police Act 1964: Police areas
Schedule 2Schedules to be inserted in Police Act 1964: Police authorities
Schedule 4Application to police authorities of enactments relating to local authorities
In Part I of Schedule 5, paragraphs 2 to 7, 9, 10(2), 13, 14 and 15Minor and consequential amendments of the 1964 Act
In Part II of Schedule 5, paragraphs 17 to 20, 22, 23, 24(a), 29, 30, 35, 36, 37 and 38Police: minor and consequential amendments of other enactments

In Part I of Schedule 9, all of the entries so far as they relate to enactments as they apply in England and Wales except those in respect of the following enactments—

  • the Metropolitan Police Act 1856(1);

  • the Licensing Act 1902(2);

  • sections 12, 33(5), 53(1) and 60 of the 1964 Act;

  • the Police Negotiating Board Act 1980(3);

  • sections 67(8), 85(8), 90(3), (4), (6) and (8), 91, 92, 94, 97(4), 99(2), 101, 103, 104(1) and (2) and 105 of, and Schedule 4 to, the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984(4);

  • section 30(2) of the Local Government Act 1985(5);

  • the Drug Trafficking Offences Act 1986(6);

  • the Courts and Legal Services Act 1990(7); and

  • the Police Act (Northern Ireland) 1970(8).

Repeals: police

19 & 20 Vict. c. 2.


2 Edw. 7 c. 28.

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