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Greater London Authority Bill - continued        House of Lords
SCHEDULE 26, FURTHER AMENDMENTS RELATING TO METROPOLITAN POLICE ETC - continued

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Schedule 3
      106. - (1) Schedule 3 to the Police Act 1996 (which makes provision about the selection of independent members of police authorities) shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In paragraph 1(1) (selection panel for each police area) after "There shall be a selection panel" there shall be inserted "(a)"and at the end there shall be added "; and
 
 
    (b) for the police area constituted by the metropolitan police district."
      (3) In paragraph 1(4) (which defines a "designated member" as one appointed under paragraph 2 or 8 of Schedule 2) there shall be added at the end "or paragraph 2 or 5 of Schedule 2A".
 
      (4) In paragraph 2 (disqualification from panel if disqualified by virtue of certain provisions of Schedule 2 from being a member under paragraph 5 of that Schedule)-
 
 
    (a) after "Schedule 2" there shall be inserted "or paragraph 7, 8 or 9(1)(b) or (f) to (h) of Schedule 2A"; and
 
    (b) in paragraph (a), for "paragraph 5 of that Schedule" there shall be substituted "paragraph 5 of Schedule 2 or paragraph 3(2) or (3) of Schedule 2A".
      (5) In paragraph 3(1) (term of appointment of member of panel), after "panel" there shall be inserted "for a police area listed in Schedule 1".
 
      (6) After paragraph 3(1) there shall be inserted-
 
 
    "(1A) A person shall be appointed to hold office as a member of a selection panel for the police area constituted by the metropolitan police district for a term of two years."
 
      (7) In paragraph 8 (panel to nominate persons for appointment under paragraph 5 of Schedule 2)-
 
 
    (a) in sub-paragraph (1), after "paragraph 5 of Schedule 2" there shall be inserted "or paragraph 3(3) of Schedule 2A"; and
 
    (b) in sub-paragraph (2), after "paragraph 5 of Schedule 2" there shall be inserted "or paragraph 3(3) of Schedule 2A (as the case may be)".
      (8) In paragraph 9 (person not to be nominated in relation to an authority if disqualified by virtue of certain provisions of Schedule 2 for membership under paragraph 5 of that Schedule) after "in relation to an authority" there shall be inserted "(a)" and at the end there shall be added "; or
 
 
    (b) if, by virtue of paragraph 7, 8 or 9 of Schedule 2A, he is disqualified for being appointed as a member of the authority under paragraph 3(3) of that Schedule".
      (9) In paragraph 13(1) (which refers to the number of vacancies to be filled under paragraph 5 of Schedule 2) after "paragraph 5 of Schedule 2" there shall be inserted "or paragraph 3(3) of Schedule 2A (as the case may be)".
 
 
Schedule 6
      107. - (1) Schedule 6 to the Police Act 1996 (appeals to police appeals tribunals) shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In paragraph 2 (membership of panel for officers who are not senior officers) in paragraph (1)(b) the words from "or" onwards (which relate to the case where the Secretary of State is the police authority) shall cease to have effect.
 
 
The Justices of the Peace Act 1997
      108. - (1) The Justices of the Peace Act 1997 shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In section 66 (disqualification in certain cases of justices who are members of local authorities) in subsection (7) (which defines "local authority") after paragraph (b) there shall be inserted-
 
 
    "(bza) the Metropolitan Police Authority;".
 
The Police (Insurance of Voluntary Assistants) Act 1997
      109. - (1) The Police (Insurance of Voluntary Assistants) Act 1997 shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) Section 2 (which makes, in relation to the metropolitan police force and the Receiver, provision corresponding to that made by section 1 in relation to other police authorities and which, in consequence of this Act, is no longer necessary) shall cease to have effect.
 
 
The Police Act 1997
      110. - (1) Section 17 of the Police Act 1997 (power of NCIS service authority to issue levies) shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In subsection (1) (which specifies the bodies to which levies may be issued) in paragraph (b), for "Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District" there shall be substituted "Metropolitan Police Authority".
 
      (3) In subsection (4) (provision that may be made in orders) in paragraph (b) (anticipation of levies in making certain calculations)-
 
 
    (a) for "Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District" there shall be substituted "Greater London Authority"; and
 
    (b) after "section 43 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992" there shall be inserted "or sections 85 and 86 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999".
      111. - (1) Section 62 of the Police Act 1997 (power of NCS service authority to issue levies) shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In subsection (1) (which specifies the bodies to which levies may be issued) in paragraph (b), for "Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District" there shall be substituted "Metropolitan Police Authority".
 
      (3) In subsection (4) (provision that may be made in orders) in paragraph (b) (anticipation of levies in making certain calculations)-
 
 
    (a) for "Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District" there shall be substituted "Greater London Authority"; and
 
    (b) after "section 43 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992" there shall be inserted "or sections 85 and 86 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999".
      112. In section 119 of the Police Act 1997 (sources of information) in subsection (3) (payment to appropriate police authority) the words "or, in the case of the metropolitan police force, the Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District," shall cease to have effect.
 
     113. - (1) Schedule 1 to the Police Act 1997 (appointment of members of the NCS and NCIS Service Authorities) shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In paragraph 4 (appointment of core members by local authority members of police authorities)-
 
 
    (a) at the beginning there shall be inserted "(1)", and
 
    (b) for "Three" there shall be substituted "Four".
      (3) After the sub-paragraph formed by sub-paragraph (2)(a) above there shall be inserted-
 
 
    "(2) Those local authority members shall exercise their powers under sub-paragraph (1) so as to ensure that one of the members appointed by them is a local authority member of the Metropolitan Police Authority."
 
      (4) The following provisions-
 
 
    (a) paragraph 5 (appointment by Secretary of State in his capacity as police authority for metropolitan police district),
 
    (b) paragraph 8(4) (Secretary of State prohibited from appointing additional member of NCIS Service Authority to represent him in that capacity), and
 
    (c) paragraph 10(4) (corresponding prohibition in respect of appointment of additional member of NCS Service Authority),
  shall cease to have effect.
 
      (5) In paragraph 14(a) (meaning of "local authority members of police authorities") for "to the Police Act 1996 (local authority members)" there shall be substituted "or paragraph 2 of Schedule 2A to the Police Act 1996 (local authority members and London Assembly members of the Metropolitan Police Authority)".
 
      (6) In paragraph 16 (which makes provision for the application of Schedule in the case of the Commissioner and Assistant Commissioners of Police of the Metropolis and the Commissioner of Police for the City of London) for the words from "the Commissioner and" onwards there shall be substituted "the Commissioner of Police for the City of London shall be treated as if he were a member of the City of London police force."
 
      114. - (1) Schedule 3 to the Police Act 1997 (levies issued by the NCIS Service Authority) shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In paragraph 1(6) (meaning of "police authority members") paragraph (b) and the word "or" preceding it shall cease to have effect.
 
      (3) In each of the following provisions (persons to whom documents are to be sent)-
 
 
    (a) paragraph 2(4)(b),
 
    (b) paragraph 3(6)(b), and
 
    (c) paragraph 4(1)(c),
  for "Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District" there shall be substituted "Metropolitan Police Authority".
 
      115. - (1) Schedule 5 to the Police Act 1997 (levies issued by the NCS Service Authority) shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In paragraph 1(6) (meaning of "police authority members") paragraph (b) and the word "or" preceding it shall cease to have effect.
 
      (3) In each of the following provisions (persons to whom documents are to be sent)-
 
 
    (a) paragraph 2(4)(b),
 
    (b) paragraph 3(6)(b), and
 
    (c) paragraph 4(1)(c),
  for "Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District" there shall be substituted "Metropolitan Police Authority".
 
 
The Local Government (Contracts) Act 1997
      116. In section 1(3) of the Local Government (Contracts) Act 1997 (local authorities for the purposes of the Act) at the end of paragraph (b) there shall be inserted "and" and paragraph (c) (the Receiver) shall cease to have effect.
 
 
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