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The Police Reform Act 2002 (Commencement No. 1) Order 2002

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2.  The following provisions of the 2002 Act shall come into force on 1st October 2002—

(a)Part 1 and Schedule 1 (powers of the Secretary of State);

(b)in Part 2 (complaints and misconduct)—

(i)section 9(2) to (4) (Independent Police Complaints Commission) for the purpose of making appointments, and section 9(6) in so far as necessary for the purposes of sub-paragraph (ii) below;

(ii)paragraph 5(5) of Schedule 2 (chief executive of IPCC);

(iii)section 13 (handling of complaints and conduct matters) in so far as necessary for the purposes of article 4(e) below;

(iv)section 14(2) and (3) (guidance);

(v)section 19 (order authorising use of investigatory powers);

(vi)section 23 (regulations) and section 24 (consultation on regulations) except paragraph (a);

(vii)section 25 (NCIS and NCS) except subsection (4); and

(viii)sections 28 (transitional arrangements) and 29 (interpretation of Part 2);

(c)in Part 3 (removal, suspension and disciplining of police officers)—

(i)section 34 (regulations concerning procedure for removal of senior officers);

(ii)section 35 (disciplinary regulations for special constables); and

(iii)section 36 (conduct of disciplinary proceedings);

(d)in Part 4 (police powers etc)—

(i)section 39(9), (10) and (11)(a), (b) and (d) (regulations concerning complaints against contracted-out staff);

(ii)section 43 (railway safety accreditation scheme);

(iii)section 47 (interpretation of Chapter 1);

(iv)sections 48 and 49 and Schedule 6 (powers of arrest);

(v)sections 56, 57(1) to (5) except for the words “or a registered health care professional” in subsection (3) and 58(4) to (8) (specimens taken from persons incapable of consenting);

(vi)section 60 (regulations for retention of vehicles);

(vii)sections 75 and 76 (British Transport Police); and

(viii)section 77 (application of Police (Property) Act 1897 to NCS);

(e)in Part 5 (Ministry of Defence Police), sections 78, 80 and 81;

(f)in Part 6 (miscellaneous)—

(i)section 82(4) (regulations as to nationality);

(ii)section 83 (attestation);

(iii)section 85 (Director General of NCIS);

(iv)sections 88, 89, 90(3), (5) to (7), 91(3) and (5) to (7) (regulations for NCIS and NCS);

(v)in section 92(1) (three-year strategy plans), new section 6A(14) and (15) of the Police Act 1996(1);

(vi)section 93 (quorum for NCIS and NCS Service Authorities);

(vii)section 94 (expenses of members of police authorities);

(viii)section 97(10), (11), (13) and (14) (crime and disorder reduction partnerships);

(ix)section 99 (power to modify functions and structure of PITO);

(x)section 101 (provision of goods and services by police authorities);

(xi)section 102(1) to (6) (liability for wrongful acts of constables);

(xii)section 103(1) to (3) and (5) to (7) (liability in respect of members of teams); and

(xiii)section 104(1) and (3) (assaults on members of teams);

(g)in Part 7 (supplemental)—

(i)section 107 (consequential amendments and repeals) in so far as it relates to the entries in Schedules 7 and 8 in sub-paragraphs (ii) and (iii) below;

(ii)paragraphs 7(4), 11, 12, 14, 16, 17 and 21(1) and (2) of Schedule 7; and

(iii)in Schedule 8 (repeals), the entries relating to:

(a)the Road Traffic Act 1988;

(b)the Official Secrets Act 1989;

(c)section 62(1B) of the Police Act 1996;

(d)sections 6, 9A and 55A of the Police Act 1997;

(e)the Protection from Harassment Act 1997;

(f)sections 32 and 84 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998;

(g)the Football (Offences and Disorder) Act 1999;

(h)the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000;

(i)the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000;

(j)sections 12, 46 and 71 of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001; and

(k)the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001.

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