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

Section 26 – Inspections of the Authority’s services and the Agency

51.This section requires the inspectors of constabulary appointed under section 33 of the Police (Scotland) Act 1967 (i.e. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC)) to carry out periodic inspections of the Authority and the Agency and to publish the reports of these inspections. HMIC already have this duty in respect of police forces.

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