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Police and Justice Bill

 
 

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Home Office, are published separately

as HL Bill 104—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

The Baroness Scotland of Asthal has made the following statement under section

19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Police and Justice Bill are compatible with the

Convention rights.

 

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Contents

Part 1

Police reform

National Policing Improvement Agency

1   

National Policing Improvement Agency

Police forces and police authorities

2   

Amendments to the Police Act 1996

3   

Delegation of police authority functions

4   

Police authorities as best value authorities

Community support officers etc

5   

Standard powers and duties of community support officers

6   

Community support officers: power to deal with truants

7   

Exercise of police powers by civilians

Part 2

Powers of police etc

Police powers

8   

Police bail

9   

Power to detain pending DPP’s decision about charging

10   

Power to stop and search at aerodromes

Information from registers of death

11   

Supply of information to police etc by Registrar General

Travel and freight information

12   

Information gathering powers: extension to domestic flights and voyages

 

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Fixed penalty notices

13   

Accreditation of weights and measures inspectors

14   

Power to apply accreditation provisions

Conditional cautions

15   

Conditional cautions: types of condition

16   

Arrest for failing to comply with conditional caution

Part 3

Crime and anti-social behaviour

Crime and disorder

17   

Local authority scrutiny of crime and disorder matters

18   

Guidance and regulations regarding crime and disorder matters

19   

Joint crime and disorder committees

20   

Amendments to the Crime and Disorder Act 1998

Parenting contracts and parenting orders

21   

Parenting contracts: local authorities and registered social landlords

22   

Parenting orders: local authorities and registered social landlords

23   

Contracting out of local authority functions with regard to parenting

contracts and parenting orders

Injunctions

24   

Anti-social behaviour injunctions

25   

Injunctions in local authority proceedings: power of arrest and remand

Part 4

Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector for Justice, Community Safety and Custody

Appointment of Chief Inspector

26   

Appointment of Chief Inspector

Functions of Chief Inspector

27   

General duty of Chief Inspector

28   

Duties of Chief Inspector with regard to prisons etc

29   

Power to confer additional functions on Chief Inspector

30   

Ministerial directions

Inspection powers

31   

Powers of persons carrying out inspections

Reports

32   

Reports by Chief Inspector

 
 

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Supplemental

33   

Further provision

34   

Abolition of existing inspectorates

35   

Transfer of staff and property etc

36   

Consequential amendments

37   

Interpretation

Part 5

Miscellaneous

Bail offences

38   

Sentences of imprisonment for bail offences

Computer misuse

39   

Increased penalty etc for offence of unauthorised access to computer material

40   

Unauthorised acts with intent to impair operation of computer, etc

41   

Making, supplying or obtaining articles for use in computer misuse offences

42   

Transitional and saving provision

Forfeiture of indecent photographs of children

43   

Forfeiture of indecent photographs of children: England and Wales

44   

Forfeiture of indecent photographs of children: Northern Ireland

Independent Police Complaints Commission

45   

Immigration and asylum enforcement functions: complaints and misconduct

Extradition

46   

Amendments to the Extradition Act 2003 etc

Part 6

Supplemental

47   

Orders and regulations

48   

Money

49   

Power to make consequential and transitional provision etc

50   

Amendments and repeals

51   

Commencement

52   

Extent

53   

Short title

Schedule 1   —   

National Policing Improvement Agency

Part 1   —   

Objects and powers

Part 2   —   

Membership etc

 
 

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Part 3   —   

Accountability and supervision

Part 4   —   

Financial provision

Part 5   —   

Transfer schemes

Part 6   —   

Interpretation and modification

Part 7   —   

Consequential amendments

Schedule 2   —   

Amendments to the Police Act 1996

Schedule 3   —   

Exercise of police powers by civilians

Schedule 4   —   

Police bail

Part 1   —   

Introductory

Part 2   —   

Police bail granted elsewhere than at police station

Part 3   —   

Police bail granted at police station before charge

Schedule 5   —   

Schedule to be inserted into the Police Reform Act 2002

Schedule 6   —   

Further provision about crime and disorder committees of

certain local authorities

Schedule 7   —   

Amendments to the Crime and Disorder Act 1998

Schedule 8   —   

Injunctions in local authority proceedings: powers to remand

Schedule 9   —   

Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector for Justice, Community Safety

and Custody

Schedule 10   —   

Transfer of staff and property etc to the Chief Inspector

Schedule 11   —   

The Chief Inspector: consequential amendments

Schedule 12   —   

Schedule to be inserted into the Protection of Children Act

1978

Schedule 13   —   

Schedule to be inserted into the Protection of Children

(Northern Ireland) Order 1978

Schedule 14   —   

Extradition

Part 1   —   

Amendments to the Extradition Act 2003

Part 2   —   

Amendments to other Acts

Schedule 15   —   

Minor and consequential amendments

Schedule 16   —   

Repeals and revocations

Part 1   —   

Police reform

Part 2   —   

Powers of police etc

Part 3   —   

Crime and anti-social behaviour

Part 4   —   

HM Chief Inspector for Justice, Community Safety and

Custody

Part 5   —   

Miscellaneous

 
 

 
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