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Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2006

Section 23 – Regulations relating to the Agency

46.This section introduces a power for the Scottish Ministers to make regulations in respect of the Agency, similar to those contained in section 26 of the Police (Scotland) Act 1967. This is intended to bring the Agency into line with police forces as regards the framework that applies to the appointment and regulation of police constables.

47.The regulations may cover such issues as pay and allowances, rank structure and promotion.

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