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      (3)  

In subsection (5), omit “other than a police authority”.

 

265      

In section 57 (Standards Board for England), in subsection (5)(b) and (c), omit

 

“and police authorities in Wales”.

 

266      

In section 68 (Public Services Ombudsman for Wales), in subsection (2)(a)

 

and (b), omit “(other than police authorities)”.

 

267      

In section 73 (matters referred to monitoring officers), omit subsection (6).

 

268(1)  

Section 81 (disclosure and registration of members’ interests etc) is amended

 

in accordance with this paragraph.

 

      (2)  

In subsection (7)(b), omit “or a police authority in Wales”.

 

      (3)  

In subsection (8), omit “(other than police authorities)”.

 

269(1)  

Section 82 (code of conduct for local government employees) is amended in

 

accordance with this paragraph.

 

      (2)  

In subsection (1), omit “and police authorities in Wales”.

 

      (3)  

In subsection (2), omit “(other than police authorities)”.

 

270      

In section 83 (interpretation of Part 3), in subsection (1), omit the definition of

 

“police authority”.

 

271(1)  

Section 101 (indemnification of members and officers of relevant authorities)

 

is amended in accordance with this paragraph.

 

      (2)  

In subsection (1), omit “and police authorities in Wales”.

 

      (3)  

In subsection (2), omit “(other than police authorities)”.

 

      (4)  

In subsection (5), for ““police authority” and “relevant authority” have”

 

substitute ““relevant authority” has”.

 

Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001

 

272      

The Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 is amended as follows.

 

273      

In section 97 (regulations for police forces)—

 

(a)    

in subsection (3)(a), for “police authorities” substitute “local policing

 

bodies”;

 

(b)    

for subsection (4)(c), substitute—

 

“(c)    

such persons as appear to the Secretary of State to

 

represent the views of police and crime

 

commissioners;

 

(ca)    

the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime;

 

(cb)    

the Common Council of the City of London; and”.

 

274      

In section 98 (directions after inspection identifies training needs), in

 

subsections (1) and (2) for “police authority” substitute “local policing body”.

 

Private Security Industry Act 2001

 

275(1)  

In the Private Security Industry Act 2001, Schedule 2 (activities liable to

 

control under the Act) is amended as follows.

 

      (2)  

In paragraph 2 (manned guarding), in sub-paragraph (7)—

 

(a)    

in sub-paragraph (f)—

 

(i)    

for “police authority” (in the first place) substitute “local

 

policing body”;

 

(ii)    

for “police authority employees” substitute “civilian staff”;

 

(b)    

in sub-paragraph (i), for “police authority employees” substitute

 

“civilian staff”;

 

      (3)  

In paragraph 3 (immobilisation of vehicles), in sub-paragraph (3A)(c), for

 

“police authority employees” substitute “civilian staff”.


 
 

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      (4)  

In paragraph 3A (restriction and removal of vehicles), in sub-paragraph (6)—

 

(a)    

in sub-paragraph (c), for “police authority” substitute “local policing

 

body”;

 

(b)    

in sub-paragraph (e), for “police authority employees” substitute

 

“civilian staff”.

 

Vehicles (Crime) Act 2001

 

276      

The Vehicles (Crime) Act 2001 is amended as follows.

 

277      

In section 18 (register of registration plate suppliers), in subsection (9), for

 

paragraph (a) substitute—

 

“(a)    

members of the civilian staff of a police force, including the

 

metropolitan police force, (within the meaning of Part 1 of the

 

Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011),

 

(aa)    

persons employed by the Common Council of the City of

 

London who are under the direction and control of the

 

Commissioner of Police for the City of London,”.

 

278      

In section 38 (unified power for Secretary of State to fund speed cameras etc),

 

in subsection (5)(b), for the words from “any police authority” to

 

“Metropolitan Police Authority” substitute “any police and crime

 

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

 

Police Reform Act 2002

 

279      

The Police Reform Act 2002 is amended as follows.

 

280(1)  

Section 10 (general functions of the Commission) is amended in accordance

 

with this paragraph.

 

      (2)  

In subsection (1), in paragraphs (a) and (f), for “police authorities” substitute

 

“local policing bodies”.

 

      (3)  

In subsection (3)(d), for “police authority” substitute “local policing body”.

 

281      

In section 11 (reports to the Secretary of State), in subsections (6)(a), (7)(a),

 

(9) and (10)(b), for “police authority” substitute “local policing body”.

 

282      

In section 12 (complaints, matters and persons to which Part 2 applies), in

 

subsection (7)—

 

(a)    

after paragraph (a) insert—

 

“(aa)    

he is a civilian employee of a police force;”;

 

(b)    

in paragraph (b), for “police authority” substitute “the Common

 

Council of the City of London”.

 

283(1)  

Section 15 (general duties of police authorities, chief constables and

 

inspectors) is amended in accordance with this paragraph.

 

      (2)  

In the title, for “police authorities” substitute “local policing bodies”.

 

      (3)  

In subsections (1)(a) and (3)(a), for “police authority” substitute “local

 

policing body”.

 

      (4)  

In subsection (3)(c), for “police authority” substitute “local policing body”.

 

      (5)  

In subsections (4)(a), (5)(a), (6) and (8A), for “police authority” substitute

 

“local policing body”.

 

284(1)  

Section 16 (payment for assistance with investigations) is amended in

 

accordance with this paragraph.

 

      (2)  

In subsection (3)—

 

(a)    

for “police authority” (in each place) substitute “local policing body”;

 

(b)    

in paragraph (b)(i), for “police authorities” substitute “local policing

 

bodies”.


 
 

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      (3)  

In subsection (4)—

 

(a)    

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

 

(b)    

in sub-paragraph (a), for “that authority” substitute “that body”;

 

(c)    

in paragraph (b)(i), for “police authorities” substitute “local policing

 

bodies”.

 

      (4)  

In subsection (5), for “police authority” substitute “local policing body”.

 

      (5)  

In subsection (6), for “police authorities” (in each place) substitute “local

 

policing bodies”.

 

285(1)  

Section 16A (police investigations: National Police Improvement Agency

 

involvement) is amended in accordance with this paragraph.

 

      (2)  

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

 

      (3)  

In subsection (7)—

 

(a)    

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

 

(b)    

in paragraph (b)(i), for “police authorities” substitute “local policing

 

bodies”.

 

286      

In section 17 (provision of information to the Commission)—

 

(a)    

in subsection (1)(a), for “police authority” substitute “local policing

 

body”;

 

(b)    

in subsection (2)—

 

(i)    

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

 

(ii)    

in paragraph (a), for “that authority” substitute “that body”;

 

(c)    

in subsection (4)—

 

(i)    

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

 

(ii)    

in paragraphs (a) and (b), for “that authority” substitute “that

 

body”.

 

(d)    

in subsection (6), for “police authority” substitute “local policing

 

body”.

 

287      

In section 18 (inspections of police premises on behalf of Commission)—

 

(a)    

in subsection (1)—

 

(i)    

for “the authority” substitute “the body”;

 

(ii)    

in paragraph (a), for “police authority” substitute “local

 

policing body”;

 

(b)    

in subsection (3), for “the authority” substitute “the body”;

 

(c)    

in subsection (5)(b), for “police authorities” substitute “local policing

 

bodies”.

 

288      

In section 20 (duty to keep the complainant informed), in subsection (8), for

 

“police authority” substitute “local policing body”.

 

289(1)  

Section 22 (power of Commission to issue guidance) is amended as follows.

 

      (2)  

In subsection (1)(a), for “police authorities” substitute “local policing bodies”.

 

      (3)  

In subsection (3), for paragraph (a) substitute—

 

“(a)    

such persons as appear to the Commission to represent the

 

views of police and crime commissioners;

 

(aa)    

the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime;

 

(ab)    

the Common Council;”.

 

290      

In section 23 (regulations), in subsection (2)(n), for “police authorities”

 

substitute “local policing bodies”.

 

291      

In section 24 (consultation on regulations), for paragraph (b) substitute—

 

“(b)    

such persons as appear to the Secretary of State to represent

 

the views of police and crime commissioners;


 
 

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(ba)    

the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime;

 

(bb)    

the Common Council;”.

 

292(1)  

Section 26 (forces maintained otherwise than by police authorities) is amended

 

in accordance with this paragraph.

 

      (2)  

In the title, for “police authorities” substitute “local policing bodies”.

 

      (3)  

In subsections (1)(b) and (2), for “police authority” substitute “local policing

 

body”.

 

293      

In section 29 (interpretation of Part 2), in subsection (1)—

 

(a)    

in the definition of “appropriate authority”—

 

(i)    

for “a senior officer” (in each place) substitute “the chief

 

officer”;

 

(ii)    

for “police authority” (in each place) substitute “local policing

 

body”;

 

(b)    

in the definition of “relevant force”, for paragraph (a) substitute—

 

“(a)    

if that authority is a local policing body, the police force which

 

the body is responsible for maintaining; and”;

 

(c)    

omit the definition of “senior officer”.

 

294(1)  

Section 38 (police powers for police authority employees) is amended in

 

accordance with this paragraph.

 

      (2)  

In the title, for “police authority employees” substitute “civilian staff”.

 

      (3)  

In subsection (1), for the words from “designate” to “an officer” substitute

 

“designate a relevant employee as an officer”.

 

      (4)  

In subsection (7), for “An employee of a police authority” substitute “A

 

relevant employee”.

 

      (5)  

After subsection (9) insert—

 

“(11)    

In this section “relevant employee” means—

 

(a)    

in the case of—

 

(i)    

a police force maintained for a police area in

 

accordance with section 2 of the Police Act 1996, or

 

(ii)    

the police force maintained for the metropolitan

 

police district in accordance with section 5A of that

 

Act,

 

    

a member of the civilian staff of that police force (within the

 

meaning of Part 1 of the Police Reform and Social

 

Responsibility Act 2011);

 

(b)    

in the case of any other police force, a person who—

 

(i)    

is employed by the police authority maintaining that

 

force, and

 

(ii)    

is under the direction and control of the chief officer

 

making a designation under subsection (1).”.

 

295      

In section 38A (standard powers and duties of community support officers), in

 

subsection (3), for paragraph (a) substitute—

 

“(a)    

such persons as appear to the Secretary of State to represent

 

the views of police and crime commissioners;

 

(ab)    

the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime;

 

(ac)    

the Common Council of the City of London; and”.

 

296(1)  

Section 39 (police powers for contracted out staff) is amended in accordance

 

with this paragraph.

 

      (2)  

In subsections (1) and (2), for “police authority” substitute “local policing

 

body”.


 
 

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      (3)  

In subsection (11), for paragraph (a) substitute—

 

“(a)    

such persons as appear to the Secretary of State to represent

 

the views of police and crime commissioners;

 

(aa)    

the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime;

 

(ab)    

the Common Council of the City of London; and”.

 

      (4)  

In subsection (13)(b), for “police authority” substitute “local policing body”.

 

297(1)  

Section 40 (community safety accreditation schemes) is amended in

 

accordance with this paragraph.

 

      (2)  

In subsection (4)(a), for “police authority” substitute “local policing body”.

 

      (3)  

In subsection (5), for paragraph (a) substitute—

 

“(a)    

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

 

      (4)  

In subsection (7)—

 

(a)    

for “police plan under section 8 of the 1996 Act” substitute “police and

 

crime plan under section 5 or 6 of the Police Reform and Social

 

Responsibility Act 2011”;

 

(b)    

omit the words from “and every draft” to “this section,” (in the second

 

place).

 

(c)    

for “police authority” (in each place) substitute “local policing body”.

 

298      

In section 42 (supplementary provisions relating to designations and

 

accreditations), in subsection (7)—

 

(a)    

for “police authority” (in each place) substitute “chief officer of police

 

or local policing body”;

 

(b)    

for “that authority” substitute “that chief officer or body”.

 

299      

In section 43 (railway safety accreditation scheme), in subsection (9), for

 

paragraph (c) substitute—

 

“(c)    

such persons as appear to the Secretary of State to represent

 

the views of police and crime commissioners;

 

(ca)    

the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime;

 

(cb)    

the Common Council of the City of London; and”.”.

 

300      

In section 45 (code of practice relating to chief officers’ powers under Chapter

 

1), in subsection (3), for paragraph (c) substitute—

 

“(c)    

such persons as appear to the Secretary of State to represent

 

the views of police and crime commissioners;

 

(ca)    

the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime;

 

(cb)    

the Common Council of the City of London; and”.

 

301(1)  

Section 51 (independent custody visitors for places of detention) is amended

 

in accordance with this paragraph.

 

      (2)  

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

 

      (3)  

In subsection (1A) (inserted by section 117 of the Coroners and Justice Act

 

2009), for “police authority” substitute “local policing body”.

 

      (4)  

In subsection (2)—

 

(a)    

in paragraph (a), for “police authority” substitute “local policing

 

body”;

 

(b)    

in paragraph (b), for “that authority” substitute “that body”.

 

      (5)  

In subsection (3), for “police authority” substitute “local policing body”.

 

      (6)  

In subsection (6), for “police authorities” substitute “local policing bodies”.

 

      (7)  

In subsection (7), for paragraph (a) substitute—

 

“(a)    

such persons as appear to the Secretary of State to represent

 

the views of police and crime commissioners;

 

(aa)    

the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime;


 
 

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(ab)    

the Common Council of the City of London;”.

 

      (8)  

In subsection (9), for “Police authorities” substitute “local policing bodies”.

 

      (9)  

In subsection (10)—

 

(a)    

before its substitution by virtue of section 117 of the Coroners and

 

Justice Act 2009), for “police authority” substitute “local policing

 

body”;

 

(b)    

as substituted by virtue of section 117 of the Coroners and Justice Act

 

2009, for “police authority” substitute “local policing body”.

 

302(1)  

In Schedule 3 (handling of complaints and conduct matters etc), Part 1

 

(handling of complaints) is amended in accordance with this paragraph.

 

      (2)  

In paragraph 1—

 

(a)    

in sub-paragraphs (1), (2)(b) and (5), for “police authority” substitute

 

“local policing body”;

 

(b)    

in sub-paragraph (6), for “police authority” substitute “local policing

 

body”.

 

      (3)  

In paragraph 2—

 

(a)    

in sub-paragraphs (2) and (5), for “police authority” substitute “local

 

policing body”;

 

(b)    

in sub-paragraph (6)—

 

(i)    

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

 

(ii)    

for “the authority” substitute “the body”.

 

      (4)  

In paragraph 3—

 

(a)    

in sub-paragraph (1), for “police authority” substitute “local policing

 

body”;

 

(b)    

in sub-paragraph (2)—

 

(i)    

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

 

(ii)    

for “that authority” substitute “that body”.

 

(c)    

in sub-paragraphs (3), (4) (in each place), and (6) (in each place), for

 

“police authority” substitute “local policing body”.

 

      (5)  

In paragraph 4—

 

(a)    

in sub-paragraph (3)—

 

(i)    

for “police authority” (in each place) substitute “local policing

 

body”;

 

(ii)    

in sub-paragraph (a), for “the authority” substitute “the body”;

 

(b)    

in sub-paragraph (5)(b), for “police authority” substitute “local

 

policing body”;

 

(c)    

in sub-paragraph (6)—

 

(i)    

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

 

(ii)    

in sub-paragraph (b), for “the authority” substitute “the body”.

 

      (6)  

In paragraph 5(1), for “police authority” substitute “local policing body”.

 

303(1)  

In Schedule 3 (handling of complaints and conduct matters etc), Part 2

 

(handling of conduct matters) is amended in accordance with this paragraph.

 

      (2)  

In paragraph 10

 

(a)    

in sub-paragraph (1)—

 

(i)    

in sub-paragraph (a) for “police authority” (in each place)

 

substitute “local policing body”;

 

(ii)    

in sub-paragraphs (a) and (b), for “that authority” substitute

 

“that body”;

 

(b)    

in sub-paragraph (2), for “the authority” substitute “the body”;


 
 

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(c)    

in sub-paragraph (3), for “police authority” substitute “local policing

 

body”.

 

      (3)  

In paragraph 11(1)(a), for “police authority” substitute “local policing body”.

 

      (4)  

In paragraph 12—

 

(a)    

in sub-paragraph (1)—

 

(i)    

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

 

(ii)    

for “that authority” substitute “that body”;

 

(b)    

in sub-paragraph (5), for “police authority” substitute “local policing

 

body”;

 

(c)    

in sub-paragraph (6), for “police authority” substitute “local policing

 

body”.

 

      (5)  

In paragraph 13—

 

(a)    

in sub-paragraph (1)—

 

(i)    

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

 

(ii)    

for “the authority” substitute “the body”;

 

(b)    

in sub-paragraph (3)—

 

(i)    

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

 

(ii)    

in sub-paragraph (b), for “police authority” substitute “local

 

policing body”;

 

(c)    

in sub-paragraph (5)(b), for “police authority” substitute “local

 

policing body”;

 

(d)    

in sub-paragraph (6)—

 

(i)    

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

 

(ii)    

for “that authority” (in each place) substitute “that body”.

 

      (6)  

In paragraph 14(1), for “police authority” substitute “local policing body”.

 

304(1)  

In Schedule 3 (handling of complaints and conduct matters etc), Part 2A

 

(handling of death and serious injury matters) is amended in accordance with

 

this paragraph.

 

      (2)  

In paragraph 14A(1), for “police authority” substitute “local policing body”.

 

      (3)  

In paragraph 14B—

 

(a)    

in sub-paragraph (1)—

 

(i)    

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

 

(ii)    

for “that authority” (in each place) substitute “that body”;

 

(b)    

in sub-paragraph (5), for “police authority” substitute “local policing

 

body”;

 

(c)    

in sub-paragraph (6), for “police authority” substitute “local policing

 

body”.

 

      (4)  

In paragraph 14D(1), for “police authority” substitute “local policing body”.

 

305      

In Schedule 4 (powers exercisable by police civilians), in paragraph 7

 

(confiscation of tobacco etc), for “police authority” substitute “local policing

 

body”.

 

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

 

306      

The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 is amended as follows.

 

307      

In section 55 (sums received by designated officer), in subsection (8)—

 

(a)    

after paragraph (a) insert—

 

“(aa)    

a member of a police and crime commissioner’s staff

 

(within the meaning of Part 1 of the Police Reform

 

and Social Responsibility Act 2011),


 
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