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The Police (Promotion) Regulations 1996

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Regulation 3(9)

SCHEDULE 2RECOGNITION OF CERTAIN PROMOTION EXAMINATIONS

1.  A member of a police force who, while serving in a body specified in the first column of the Table in paragraph 4, —

(a)has obtained a pass in an examination specified in relation to that body in the second column of that Table by means of an abbreviation which is defined in paragraph 2, and

(b)where a condition specified in the third column of that Table by means of an abbreviation which is defined in paragraph 3 applies, has satisfied that condition,

shall be treated for the purposes of regulation 3 as having obtained a pass in the qualifying examination for promotion to the rank in question while a member of a police force.

2.  In the second column of the Table —

  • Q(1) is the qualifying examination for promotion in the body in question to the rank of sergeant or inspector;

  • Q(2) is a qualifying examination for promotion to the rank of sergeant or inspector prescribed by Scottish promotion regulations;

  • Q(3) is an examination which at the time it was taken also constituted, under regulations made under section 33 of the Police Act 1964, the qualifying examination for promotion to the rank of sergeant or inspector in a police force.

3.  The conditions in the third column of the Table are —

  • C(1) the pass must have been obtained after 31st December 1982;

  • C(2) the pass must have been obtained during service that terminated with transfer to a police force by an order under section 30 of the Aviation Security Act 1982;

  • C(3) the examination must have comprised a written paper and practical tests; and

  • C(4) the pass must have been obtained before 1st August 1996.

4.  The following Table is that referred to in paragraphs 1 to 3:

BodyExaminationConditions
1. The Royal Ulster ConstabularyQ(1)
2. The Isle of Man ConstabularyQ(1)C(1)
3. The British Airports Authority ConstabularyQ(1)C(2)
4. The States of Jersey PoliceQ(1)C(3)
5. A Scottish forceQ(2)C(4)
Q(3)
6. The British Transport PoliceQ(2)C(4)
Q(3)
7. The Port of Tilbury ConstabularyQ(3)
8. The Port of Liverpool ConstabularyQ(3)
9. The Royal Parks ConstabularyQ(3)
10. The Ministry of Defence PoliceQ(3)
11. The Dover Harbour Board PoliceQ(3)

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