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The Police (Conduct) (Senior Officers) (Scotland) Regulations 1996

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

  3. 2.Interpretation and application

  4. 3.Reference of reports etc. to the procurator fiscal

  5. 4.Investigation of report, allegation or complaint

  6. 5.Report of investigation

  7. 6.Appointment of independent solicitor

  8. 7.Decision to charge

  9. 8.Alleged criminal offence

  10. 9.Withdrawal of charges

  11. 10.Documents to be supplied to accused

  12. 11.Information to be supplied by the accused in response to the discipline form

  13. 12.Cases in which accused has admitted a charge

  14. 13.Hearings

  15. 14.Arrangements for the hearing before the tribunal

  16. 15.Representation of parties

  17. 16.Procedure at the hearing before the tribunal

  18. 17.Objections to competency or relevancy of charge

  19. 18.Adjournment

  20. 19.Hearing to be private

  21. 20.Presentation of evidence

  22. 21.Statements in lieu of oral evidence

  23. 22.Transcript

  24. 23.Tribunal report

  25. 24.Expenses

  26. 25.Decision of police authority

  27. 26.Punishment

  28. 27.Suspension—ordinary procedure

  29. 28.Suspension—urgent cases

  30. 29.Suspension—termination and financial provisions

  31. 30.Police authority to notify decision to Secretary of State

  32. 31.Revocations, savings and transitional provisions

  33. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      DISCIPLINARY OFFENCES

      1. 1.Discreditable conduct or conduct prejudicial to discipline, including—

      2. 2.Wilful or careless neglect of duty, including—

      3. 3.Insubordination and oppression, including— (a) insubordination by word, act or...

      4. 4.Wilful or careless falsehood, including— (a) making false, misleading or...

      5. 5.Discreditable behaviour in relation to drink, including—

      6. 6.Breach of confidence, including— (a) revealing any matter which it...

      7. 7.Corrupt practice, including— (a) using or attempting to use the...

      8. 8.Canvassing, including— (a) attempting to influence a member of any...

      9. 9.Suppression of complaints, including— (a) suppression or falsification of a...

      10. 10.Unlawful or unnecessary exercise of authority, including—

      11. 11.Malingering, including— (a) feigning, inducing or exaggerating sickness or injury...

      12. 12.Wilful or careless damage to official property, including—

      13. 13.Having been convicted by a Court of Law of a...

      14. 14.Being an accessory to a disciplinary offence.

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      THE POLICE (CONDUCT) (SENIOR OFFICERS) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 1996

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      POLICE (CONDUCT) (SENIOR OFFICERS) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 1996

  34. Explanatory Note

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