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The Police Service of Scotland (Special Constables) Regulations 2013

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 COMMENCEMENT AND INTERPRETATION

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2 GOVERNMENT

    1. 3.Restrictions on the private life of special constables

    2. 4.Business interests

    3. 5.Qualifications for appointment as a special constable

    4. 6.Retirement

    5. 7.Personal records

    6. 8.Personal record of special constable leaving the Police Service

    7. 9.Fingerprints and samples

  4. PART 3 DUTY

    1. 10.Duty

  5. PART 4 MISCONDUCT

    1. 11.Misconduct

    2. 12.Preliminary procedures

    3. 13.The nominated officer

    4. 14.The inquiry officer

    5. 15.Inquiry procedure

    6. 16.The misconduct officer

    7. 17.Procedure on receipt of inquiry officer’s report

    8. 18.Review by the chief constable

    9. 19.Suspension

    10. 20.Alleged criminal offence

  6. PART 5 ALLOWANCES, PERIODIC PAYMENTS AND EXPENSES

    1. 21.Allowances and periodic payments

    2. 22.Expenses

  7. PART 6 UNIFORM AND EQUIPMENT

    1. 23.Issue of uniform and equipment

  8. PART 7 DETERMINATIONS

    1. 24.Determinations

  9. PART 8 TRANSITIONALS, SAVINGS AND REVOCATIONS

    1. 25.Transitionals, savings and revocations

  10. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      RESTRICTIONS ON THE PRIVATE LIFE OF SPECIAL CONSTABLES

      1. 1.A special constable must at all times abstain from any...

      2. 2.A special constable must not take any active part in...

      3. 3.A special constable must not wilfully refuse or neglect to...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      CONDUCT CONSTITUTING MISCONDUCT

      1. 1.Conduct likely to bring discredit on the police, including—

      2. 2.Failure to comply, without good and sufficient cause, with a...

      3. 3.Failure to report any matter which it is the special...

      4. 4.Neglect of duty.

      5. 5.Wilful or careless falsehood.

      6. 6.Malingering.

      7. 7.Being absent from duty, or late for duty, without leave....

      8. 8.Contravention of regulation 4 or Schedule 1.

      9. 9.Having been found guilty of a criminal offence in a...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      TRANSITIONALS, SAVINGS AND REVOCATIONS

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Transitional: business interests

      3. 3.Transitional: retirement

      4. 4.Transitional and saving: personal records

      5. 5.Transitional: fingerprints and samples

      6. 6.Transitional and saving: misconduct

      7. 7.Misconduct: modifications of the 2008 Regulations

      8. 8.Transitional: uniform and equipment

      9. 9.Revocations

  11. Explanatory Note

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