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Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2003

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Citation  2003 c 6
Royal assent  8 April 2003
Territorial extent  Northern Ireland
Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2003
Long title  An Act to make provision about policing in Northern Ireland and the exercise of police powers in Northern Ireland by persons who are not police officers; and to amend the Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989.

The Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2003 (c 6) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Contents

It implements recommendations made in the Patten report.

Sections 14 to 19 are prospectively repealed by Part 2 of Schedule 8 to the Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2011.

Section 23 - Appointment of constables with special policing skills

Sections 23(1) to (5) expired on 8 April 2005 by virtue of section 23(6). They were restored by article 10(1) of the Policing (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 2007 (S.I. 2007/912) (N.I. 6).

Article 10(2) of that Order substituted a reference to the date on which that Order came into force for the reference to the date on which this Act was passed in section 23(6).

Section 26 - Protected disclosures by police officers

Sections 26(1) to (3) came into force on 15 December 2004.

Section 42 - Intimate samples

Sections 42(1) to (5) came into force on 1 March 2007.

Section 44 - Orders and regulations

Section 44(4) and the references to sections 15(6) and 16(2) and 19(2) in sections 44(3) and (5) are prospectively repealed by Part 2 of Schedule 8 to the Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2011.

Schedule 1 - Belfast

This Schedule is prospectively repealed by Part 2 of Schedule 8 to the Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2011.

References

Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2003 Wikipedia


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