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Statutory Instruments

2012 No. 1204

Police, England And Wales

The Police (Complaints and Misconduct) Regulations 2012

Made

1st May 2012

Laid before Parliament

3rd May 2012

Coming into force

22nd November 2012

The Secretary of State makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 13, 20(5), 21(10) and (12), 23, 29(1), 39(9) and 105(4) and (5) of, and paragraphs 2(8), 3(7), 4(1)(b), 4(4), 7(1), (1A) and (3), 8(2), 11(2)(c), 13(4), 14C(2), 17(7), 19B(7) and (10), 19C(2)(b), 19D, 21(1), (1A), (2), (4) and (6), 22(7), 23(11), 24(9), 25(13) and 29 of Schedule 3 to, of the Police Reform Act 2002(1).

In accordance with sections 24 and 39(11) of the Police Reform Act 2002, the Secretary of State has consulted with the Independent Police Complaints Commission, the Association of Police Authorities, the Association of Chief Police Officers and such other persons as she thinks fit.

In accordance with section 63(3)(b) of the Police Act 1996(2), the Secretary of State supplied a draft of these Regulations to the Police Advisory Board of England and Wales and has taken into consideration their representations before making these Regulations.

(1)

2002 c. 30. Relevant amendments were made by paragraphs 1, 9 and 10 of Schedule 12 to the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (c. 15), paragraphs 1 and 2 of Schedule 23 to the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 (c. 4) and Schedules 14 and 16 to the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 (c. 13).

(2)

1996 c. 16. Section 63(3)(b) was substituted by paragraphs 68 and 78 of Schedule 4 to the Serious Organised Crime Act 2005; there have been further amendments to section 63 that are not relevant for these purposes.

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