Criminal Justice and Police Bill - continued        House of Commons
SCHEDULE 6, THE SERVICE AUTHORITIES FOR NCIS AND NCS - continued

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  PART II
  OTHER MEMBERS OF NCIS SERVICE AUTHORITY
     8. In Part II of Schedule 1 to the 1997 Act (appointment of additional members of NCIS Service Authority), for paragraph 7 (appointment of other members where Authority has 19 members) there shall be substituted-
 
 
  " 7. Where the NCIS Service Authority is to consist of eleven members by virtue of section 1, then in addition to the eight core members-
 
    (a) one of the members shall be a person appointed under this paragraph in accordance with paragraph 7A,
 
    (b) one shall be a person appointed under this paragraph in accordance with paragraph 7B, and
 
    (c) one shall be a member of the Security Service appointed by the Secretary of State under this paragraph.
  7A.- (1) Where an appointment falls to be made in accordance with this paragraph the Secretary of State shall, after consultation with the Scottish Ministers, decide whether the person appointed must be-
 
 
    (a) a chief constable of a police force in Scotland,
 
    (b) a member of a police authority for an area in Scotland, or
 
    (c) a Crown servant.
      (2) Where such a decision is made-
 
 
    (a) if the member must be within sub-paragraph (1)(a), he shall be appointed by the chief constables of police forces in Scotland, from among their number;
 
    (b) if the member must be within sub-paragraph (1)(b), he shall be appointed by the members of police authorities for areas in Scotland, from among their number; and
 
    (c) if the member must be within sub-paragraph (1)(c), he shall be appointed by the Scottish Ministers.
  7B.- (1) Where an appointment falls to be made in accordance with this paragraph the Secretary of State shall decide whether the person appointed must be-
 
 
    (a) a person holding at least the rank of deputy chief constable in the Police Service of Northern Ireland,
 
    (b) a member of the Northern Ireland Policing Board, or
 
    (c) a Crown servant.
      (2) Where such a determination is made-
 
 
    (a) if the member must be within sub-paragraph (1)(a), he shall be appointed by the Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland;
 
    (b) if the member must be within sub-paragraph (1)(b), he shall be appointed by the members of the Northern Ireland Policing Board, from among their number; and
 
    (c) if the member must be within sub-paragraph (1)(c), he shall be appointed by the Secretary of State."
     9. - (1) Paragraph 8 of that Part (appointment of other members where Authority has more than 19 members) shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In sub-paragraph (1)-
 
 
    (a) for "nineteen" there shall be substituted "eleven";
 
    (b) for "ten" there shall be substituted "eight";
 
    (c) in paragraph (d), for "one shall be a person" there shall be substituted "a prescribed number shall be persons";
 
    (d) in paragraph (e), the words "(being not less than two)" and "local authority" shall be omitted;
 
    (e) for paragraph (h) there shall be substituted-
 
    "(h) a prescribed number shall be Crown servants appointed by the Secretary of State under this paragraph;
 
    (ha) a prescribed number shall be Crown servants appointed by the Scottish Ministers under this paragraph; and"; and
 
    (f) in paragraph (i), for "one shall be a customs officer" there shall be substituted "a prescribed number shall be customs officers".
      (3) Sub-paragraph (2) shall be omitted.
 
      (4) In sub-paragraph (5), after "paragraph" there shall be inserted "; but nothing in this paragraph shall require such an order to prescribe a number in respect of each of the paragraphs of sub-paragraph (1)".
 
 
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