Section 30

SCHEDULE 7Competent authorities

1Any United Kingdom government department other than a non-ministerial government department.

2The Scottish Ministers.

3Any Northern Ireland department.

4The Welsh Ministers.

Chief officers of police and other policing bodies

5The chief constable of a police force maintained under section 2 of the Police Act 1996.

6The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis.

7The Commissioner of Police for the City of London.

8The Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland.

9The chief constable of the Police Service of Scotland.

10The chief constable of the British Transport Police.

11The chief constable of the Civil Nuclear Constabulary.

12The chief constable of the Ministry of Defence Police.

13The Provost Marshal of the Royal Navy Police.

14The Provost Marshal of the Royal Military Police.

15The Provost Marshal of the Royal Air Force Police.

16The chief officer of—

(a)a body of constables appointed under provision incorporating section 79 of the Harbours, Docks, and Piers Clauses Act 1847;

(b)a body of constables appointed under an order made under section 14 of the Harbours Act 1964;

(c)the body of constables appointed under section 154 of the Port of London Act 1968 (c.xxxii).

17A body established in accordance with a collaboration agreement under section 22A of the Police Act 1996.

18The Director General of the Independent Office for Police Conduct.

19The Police Investigations and Review Commissioner.

20The Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland.

Other authorities with investigatory functions

21The Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs.

22The Welsh Revenue Authority.

23Revenue Scotland.

24The Director General of the National Crime Agency.

25The Director of the Serious Fraud Office.

26The Director of Border Revenue.

27The Financial Conduct Authority.

28The Health and Safety Executive.

29The Competition and Markets Authority.

30The Gas and Electricity Markets Authority.

31The Food Standards Agency.

32Food Standards Scotland.

33Her Majesty’s Land Registry.

34The Criminal Cases Review Commission.

35The Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission.

Authorities with functions relating to offender management

36A provider of probation services (other than the Secretary of State), acting in pursuance of arrangements made under section 3(2) of the Offender Management Act 2007.

37The Youth Justice Board for England and Wales.

38The Parole Board for England and Wales.

39The Parole Board for Scotland.

40The Parole Commissioners for Northern Ireland.

41The Probation Board for Northern Ireland.

42The Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland.

43A person who has entered into a contract for the running of, or part of—

(a)a prison or young offender institution under section 84 of the Criminal Justice Act 1991, or

(b)a secure training centre under section 7 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994.

44A person who has entered into a contract with the Secretary of State—

(a)under section 80 of the Criminal Justice Act 1991 for the purposes of prisoner escort arrangements, or

(b)under paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 for the purposes of escort arrangements.

45A person who is, under or by virtue of any enactment, responsible for securing the electronic monitoring of an individual.

46A youth offending team established under section 39 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998.

Other authorities

47The Director of Public Prosecutions.

48The Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland.

49The Lord Advocate.

50A Procurator Fiscal.

51The Director of Service Prosecutions.

52The Information Commissioner.

53The Scottish Information Commissioner.

54The Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service.

55The Crown agent.

56A court or tribunal.