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The Railways and Transport Safety Act 2003 (Commencement No. 3) Order 2004

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3.  The following provisions of the 2003 Act shall come into force on 1st July 2004—

(a)section 18 (The British Transport Police Authority);

(b)section 19 (Exercise of functions);

(c)section 20 (Establishment of Police Force);

(d)section 21 (Chief Constable);

(e)section 22 (Deputy Chief Constable);

(f)section 23 (Assistant Chief Constables);

(g)section 24 (Constables);

(h)section 25 (Special constables);

(i)section 26 (Cadets);

(j)section 27 (Civilian employees);

(k)section 28 (Exercise of powers by civilians);

(l)section 29 (Terms of employment);

(m)section 30 (Trade union membership);

(n)section 31 (Jurisdiction);

(o)section 32 (Prosecution);

(p)section 33 (Police services agreement);

(q)sub-sections (2), (3) and (4) of section 34 (Compulsory police services agreement);

(r)section 35 (Arbitration by Secretary of State);

(s)section 36 (Police regulations: general);

(t)section 37 (Police regulations: special constables);

(u)section 38 (Police regulations: cadets);

(v)section 39 (British Transport Police Federation);

(w)section 40 (Regulations: approval in draft);

(x)section 41 (Police regulations: direction to Authority);

(y)section 42 (Police regulations by Secretary of State);

(z)section 43 (Regulations: further appeal);

(aa)section 44 (Equipment regulations);

(bb)section 45 (Regulation of procedure and practice);

(cc)section 46 (Conditions of service: Transport Police Conference);

(dd)section 47 (Code of practice: Authority);

(ee)section 48 (Code of practice: Chief Constable);

(ff)section 49 (Service outside Police Force);

(gg)section 50 (Police objectives: Authority);

(hh)section 51 (Police objectives: Secretary of State);

(ii)section 52 (Railways policing plan);

(jj)section 53 (Performance targets);

(kk)section 54 (Performance directions);

(ll)section 55 (Three-year strategy plan);

(mm)section 56 (Reports by Chief Constable);

(nn)section 57 (Annual report by Authority);

(oo)section 58 (Other reports to Secretary of State);

(pp)section 59 (Statistics);

(qq)section 60 (Inquiry);

(rr)section 61 (Inquiry: supplemental);

(ss)section 62 (Public consultation);

(tt)section 63 (Inspection);

(uu)section 64 (Action after adverse inspection report);

(vv)section 65 (Remedial direction);

(ww)section 66 (Action plan);

(xx)section 67 (Senior appointment: delegation of function);

(yy)section 68 (Offences);

(zz)section 69 (Part III of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (c. 53));

(aaa)section 70 (International assistance);

(bbb)section 71 (Exercise of functions by Secretary of State);

(ccc)section 72 (Crown application);

(ddd)section 73 (Consequential, transitional and incidental provision);

(eee)section 75 (Interpretation);

(fff)section 76 (Index of defined expressions);

(ggg)section 77 (Extent);

(hhh)section 118 (repeals) so far as it relates to the provisions of Schedule 8 brought into force by paragraph (kkk);

(iii)Schedule 4 (British Transport Police Authority);

(jjj)Schedule 5 (British Transport Police: Consequential Amendments);

(kkk)In Schedule 8 (Repeals), the entries relating to the British Transport Commission Act 1949(1), sections 132 and 133 of, and Schedule 10 to, the Railways Act 1993(2), paragraphs 7 to 10 of Schedule 18 to the Transport Act 2000(3) and the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001(4).

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