§ Brought up, and read the First time.
§ Mr. Deputy Speaker
It will be convenient also to discuss New Clause 5—Disciplinary appeals relating to non-Police Act forces—As from the passing of this Act, the right of appeal to the Secretary of State set out in section 37 of the Police Act 1964 shall apply in respect of non-Police Act forces.We may also take the following amendments:
No. 34, in Clause 6, page 5, line 20, leave out from 'Board' to end of line 23 and insert
'shall, within twelve months of its establishment, make arrangements with those authorities, Ministries and companies set out in the schedule (Non-Police Act Authorities) which maintain police forces under statutory powers other than the Police Act 1964, for the discharge by the Board in relation to those police forces'.
No. 35, in page 5, line 25 leave out from 'Act' to end of line 27 and insert
'The Board may also, with the approval of the Secretary of State, make similar arrangements with other non-Police Act forces'.
No. 36, in page 5, line 28, leave out subsection (2) and insert—
'(2) If in the case of any body of constables, the Board have not within twelve months after the coming into force of this section made such arrangements as are mentioned in subsection (1) above, the Secretary of State may, if he thinks fit and after consulting the Board and the authority in question, by order make such arrangements as aforesaid.
(3) The power to make orders under this section includes power to vary or revoke a previous order and shall be exercisable by statutory instrument; and any statutory instrument containing such an order shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.'
§ No. (a) to Amendment No. 36, to leave out 'twelve' and insert 'six'.1820
§ No. (b) to Amendment No. 36, leave out 'may if he thinks fit and' and insert 'shall'.
§ No. 42 the new schedule—