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Notices of Amendments: 18 January 2011                  

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Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill, continued

 
 

requirement in the Bill). This is in line with the majority required in the London Assembly to veto

 

the Mayor of London’s budget.

 

Mike Crockart

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

41

 

Schedule  7,  page  122,  leave out lines 5 to 8.

 

Mike Crockart

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

42

 

Schedule  8,  page  124,  line  38,  leave out ‘three-quarters’ and insert ‘two-thirds’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This is intended to lower the threshold for the police and crime panel to exercise its veto over the

 

commissioner’s proposed candidate for chief constable to a majority of two-thirds (as against the

 

three-quarters requirement in the Bill.

 

Mike Crockart

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

43

 

Schedule  8,  page  125,  leave out line 30.

 

Mike Crockart

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

44

 

Schedule  8,  page  125,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

  ‘(2A)  

The regulations may not make provision for the appointment of a candidate

 

whose appointment has been vetoed by the police and crime panel.’.

 

Mike Crockart

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

45

 

Schedule  8,  page  126,  leave out lines 7 to 9.

 

Mike Crockart

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

46

 

Schedule  8,  page  126,  line  17,  at end insert—

 

    ‘(1)  

The Police and Crime Commissioner must notify the relevant police and crime

 

panel of the proposed terms and conditions of appointment of a chief

 

constable.

 

      (2)  

The commissioner may not apply to an appointment any term or condition

 

vetoed by the panel.’.

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Mike Crockart

 

47

 

Schedule  2,  page  106,  line  32,  leave out from ‘contracts’ to end of line 32 and insert

 

‘of employment’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is intended to clarify that the Chief Constable’s contractual powers are

 

subordinate to those of the PCC.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 18 January 2011                  

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Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill, continued

 
 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Mike Crockart

 

48

 

Clause  29,  page  21,  line  26,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

A police and crime panel may require officers from the relevant police force who

 

have roles within the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) to attend

 

before the panel or to respond in writing to answer any question which relates to

 

their responsibilities within ACPO.’.

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Mike Crockart

 

49

 

Clause  33,  page  24,  line  14,  at end insert—

 

‘(da)    

officers from the Metropolitan Police Service who have roles within

 

ACPO.’.

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Mike Crockart

 

50

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  31,  at end insert—

 

‘(h)    

the system by which complaints and conduct issues are dealt with within

 

the relevant police force.’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is to ensure that the PCC is involved in examining complaints and conduct issues.

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Mike Crockart

 

51

 

Schedule  6,  page  117,  line  30,  at end insert—

 

    ‘(3)  

Co-opted members must be elected members of a participating authority,

 

selected in accordance with section 7 of this schedule.’.

 


 
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