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“(aa)    

an elected local policing body, or”.

 

206(1)  

Section 21 (interpretation of Part 1) is amended in accordance with this

 

paragraph.

 

      (2)  

In subsection (1), omit paragraph (g).

 

207      

In section 67 (application of, and orders under, Part 5), in subsection (3), omit

 

paragraph (i).

 

208(1)  

Section 155 (emergency financial assistance to local authorities) is amended as

 

follows.

 

      (2)  

In subsection (1A), in paragraph (b) for “Metropolitan Police Authority”

 

substitute “Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime”.

 

      (3)  

In subsection (4), for paragraph (ea) substitute—

 

“(ea)    

a police and crime commissioner;”.

 

Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990

 

209      

In the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990, in section 22(4)(b)(i) (power

 

to require harbour authorities to promote searches in harbour areas), for “in

 

England, Scotland or Wales by a police authority” substitute “in England or

 

Wales by a local policing body, in Scotland by a police authority, or in

 

England, Wales or Scotland by”.

 

Town and Country Planning Act 1990

 

210      

The Town and Country Planning Act 1990 is amended as follows.

 

211      

In section 252 (procedure for making orders), in subsection (12), in the

 

definition of “local authority”, for the words from “police authority” to

 

“Metropolitan Police Authority” substitute “police and crime commissioner,

 

the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime,”.

 

212      

In section 336 (interpretation), in subsection (1), in the definition of “local

 

authority”, in paragraph (a), for “Metropolitan Police Authority” substitute

 

“Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime”.

 

War Crimes Act 1991

 

213      

In the War Crimes Act 1991, in section 2 (expenses), in paragraph (a), for

 

“Metropolitan Police Authority” substitute “Mayor’s Office for Policing and

 

Crime”.

 

Local Government Finance Act 1992

 

214      

In the Local Government Finance Act 1992, in section 19 (exclusion of Crown

 

exemption in certain cases), for subsection (3)(c) substitute—

 

“(c)    

a police and crime commissioner;”.

 

Welsh Language Act 1993

 

215      

In the Welsh Language Act 1993, in section 6 (meaning of “public body”), for

 

paragraph (d) substitute—

 

“(d)    

a police and crime commissioner;”.

 

Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994

 

216      

The Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994 is amended as follows.

 

217      

In section 79A (meaning of “local authority” in England), omit paragraph (o).

 

218      

In section 79B (meaning of “local authority” in Wales), omit paragraph (g).


 
 

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Value Added Tax Act 1994

 

219      

In section 33 of the Value Added Tax Act 1994 (refunds of VAT in certain

 

cases), in subsection (3)(f), at the beginning insert “a police and crime

 

commissioner, the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime and”.

 

Criminal Appeal Act 1995

 

220      

In the Criminal Appeal Act 1995, in section 22 (meaning of public body etc),

 

in subsection (2)(a) and (b)(iii), for “police authority” substitute “local

 

policing body”.

 

Employment Rights Act 1996

 

221      

In the Employment Rights Act 1996, in section 50 (right to time off for public

 

duties), omit subsection (2)(c).

 

Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996

 

222      

In the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996, in section 3

 

(ineligible applicants) for subsection (2)(g) substitute—

 

“(g)    

a police and crime commissioner;”.

 

Police Act 1997

 

223      

The Police Act 1997 is amended as follows.

 

224      

In section 107 (supplementary provisions relating to Commissioners), in

 

subsection (4)(a), after “any” insert “local policing body or”.

 

225      

In section 119 (sources of information), in subsections (3) and (7), after

 

“appropriate” insert “local policing body or”.

 

226      

In section 126 (interpretation of Part 5), in the definition of “police authority”

 

in subsection (1), for “Great Britain” substitute “Scotland”.

 

Police (Health and Safety) Act 1997

 

227      

In the Police (Health and Safety) Act 1997, in section 5 (payment of damages,

 

compensation and fines out of certain funds), in subsection (3), in paragraph

 

(a) of the definition of “the relevant authority”, for “police authority”

 

substitute “local policing body”.

 

Audit Commission Act 1998

 

228      

The Audit Commission Act 1998 is amended as follows.

 

229(1)  

Section 32 (documents relating to police authorities etc) is amended in

 

accordance with this paragraph.

 

      (2)  

In subsection (1), for the words from “relates” to the end, substitute “relates to

 

an elected local policing body or to a chief officer of police.”

 

      (3)  

In subsection (2)—

 

(a)    

in paragraph (a)—

 

(i)    

for the words from “relates” to “1996” substitute “relates to

 

one or more elected local policing bodies”;

 

(ii)    

for “an authority” substitute “a body”;

 

(b)    

after paragraph (a) insert—


 
 

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“(aa)    

relates to one or more chief officers of police and has

 

been sent (or a copy of which has been sent) by the

 

Commission to such a chief officer.”.

 

      (4)  

For subsection (3) substitute—

 

“(3)    

In this section “chief officer of police” means—

 

(a)    

a chief constable for a police force maintained under section 2

 

of the Police Act 1996, and

 

(b)    

the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis.”.

 

230      

In section 32B (mandatory provision of data), omit subsection (5)(c).

 

231      

In section 47A (reports relating to performance of English local authorities), in

 

subsection (5), omit the words from “, other” to the end.

 

232      

In Schedule 2 (accounts subject to audit), in paragraph 1, for sub-paragraph (k)

 

substitute—

 

“(k)    

a police and crime commissioner;

 

(ka)    

a chief constable for a police force maintained under

 

section 2 of the Police Act 1996;

 

(kb)    

the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis;”.

 

Crime and Disorder Act 1998

 

233      

The Crime and Disorder Act 1998 is amended as follows.

 

234      

In section 1A (power of Secretary of State to add relevant bodies), in

 

subsection (1), for “police authority” substitute “local policing body”.

 

235      

In section 17 (duty to consider crime and disorder implications), in subsection

 

(2), for “a police authority” substitute “a local policing body”.

 

236(1)  

In section 18 (interpretation of Chapter 1 of Part 1), subsection (1) is amended

 

as follows.

 

      (2)  

After the definition of “local child curfew scheme” insert—

 

    

““local policing body” has the meaning given by section 101(1) of the

 

Police Act 1996;”.

 

      (3)  

Omit the definition of “police authority”.

 

237      

In section 38 (local provision of youth justice services), in subsection (2)(a),

 

for “police authority” substitute “local policing body”.

 

238      

In section 41 (the Youth Justice Board), in subsection (10), for “police

 

authority” substitute “local policing body”.

 

239      

In section 42 (supplementary provisions), in subsection (1), omit the definition

 

of “police authority”.

 

240      

In section 115 (disclosure of information), in subsection (2)(c), for “police

 

authority” substitute “local policing body”.

 

Police (Northern Ireland) Act 1998

 

241      

In the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 1998, in Schedule 3 (the Police

 

Ombudsman for Northern Ireland), in paragraph 8 (assistance by members of

 

a police force in Great Britain), in sub-paragraph (2), after “to the” insert “local

 

policing body”.

 

Regional Development Agencies Act 1998

 

242      

In the Regional Development Agencies Act 1998, in section 7A (the London

 

Development Agency Strategy), in subsection (5)(b) for “Metropolitan Police

 

Authority” substitute “Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime”.


 
 

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Local Government Act 1999

 

243      

The Local Government Act 1999 is amended as follows.

 

244(1)  

Section 1 (best value authorities) is amended in accordance with this

 

paragraph.

 

      (2)  

In subsection (1), for paragraph (d) substitute—

 

“(d)    

the Common Council of the City of London in its capacity as

 

a police authority;”.

 

      (3)  

Omit subsection (4).

 

245      

In section 3A (involvement of local representatives), in subsection (3), for

 

paragraph (a) substitute—

 

“(a)    

the Common Council of the City of London in its capacity as

 

a police authority;”.

 

246      

In section 10 (inspections), omit subsection (5).

 

247      

Omit section 10A (inspections: Auditor General for Wales).

 

248      

In section 23 (accounts), in subsection (4), omit paragraph (za).

 

249      

In section 29 (modifications for Wales), in subsection (1), omit the words from

 

“except” to the end.

 

Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000

 

250      

In the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000, in section 71 (access to

 

driver licensing records), in subsection (4), for paragraph (a) of the definition

 

of “constables” substitute—

 

“(a)    

persons appointed by a chief constable under paragraph 4 of

 

Schedule 2 to the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act

 

(civilian staff of police forces outside London),

 

(aa)    

persons appointed by the Commissioner of Police of the

 

Metropolis under paragraph 1 of Schedule 4 to that Act (civilian

 

staff of metropolitan police force),”.

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000

 

251      

In Schedule 1 to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (public authorities), in

 

Part 5, for paragraphs 57 and 58 substitute—

 

“57      

A police and crime commissioner.

 

58         

The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime.”.

 

Learning and Skills Act 2000

 

252      

The Learning and Skills Act 2000 is amended as follows.

 

253      

In section 125 (consultation and co-ordination), for subsection (1)(c)

 

substitute—

 

“(c)    

a police and crime commissioner,”.

 

254      

In section 129 (supplementary), in subsection (1), omit the definition of

 

“police authority”.

 

Local Government Act 2000

 

255      

The Local Government Act 2000 is amended as follows.

 

256      

In section 21C (reports and recommendations of overview and scrutiny

 

committees: duties of certain partner authorities), in subsection (8), in the

 

definition of “relevant partner authority”, for paragraph (a) substitute—


 
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