Amendments proposed to the Police Reform Bill [Lords] - continued House of Commons

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Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

75

Clause     77,     page     72,     line     22,     leave out subsection (15).

   

Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins

106

Clause     77,     page     72,     line     27,     leave out 'be consistent with' and insert 'take into account'.


   

Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins

107

Clause     82,     page     76,     line     28,     leave out 'include' and insert 'take account of'.

   

Mr James Paice
Mr Nick Hawkins

108

Clause     82,     page     76,     line     34,     leave out 'so as to include in it a' and insert 'to take account within the'.


REMAINING NEW CLAUSES

Riot damages

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

NC2

To move the following Clause:—

    '( )   The Riot (Damages) Act 1886 (s. 38) shall cease to take effect.'.


Police pensions

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

NC5

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1)   The Police Pensions Act 1976 shall cease to have effect from 31st March 2005.

    (2)   By 31st March 2003, the Secretary of State shall bring forward proposals for debate in both Houses of Parliament for the introduction, by 31st March 2005, of new pension arrangements for police officers, including arrangements to—

      (a) ensure that the full and ongoing costs of new arrangements are met from a pension fund established from the Consolidated Fund; and

      (b) ensure funding of pension payments shall be made by each police authority for whom the officer has worked in proportion to the length of service with each respective authority.'.


Special constables

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

NC6

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1)   The chief officer of police of a police force maintained for a police area who appoints special constables in accordance with section 27 of the Police Act 1996 shall submit to the police authority for that area a draft scheme relating to the appointment, deployment and progression of such special constables.

    (2)   A draft scheme submitted under this section shall include the chief officer's proposals for—

      (a) the recruitment, appointment, retention and progression of special constables;

      (b) the arrangements for the provision of training for special constables;

      (c) the arrangements for the provision of equipment for special constables;

      (d) the arrangements for the making of bounty payments to such special constables and the circumstances in which special constables shall be eligible for such payments; and

      (e) an estimate of the costs to the police fund kept by the police authority of the scheme as a whole and each of the elements (a) to (d) above.

    (3)   Before approving any such scheme, the police authority may, after consulting the chief officer, revise or amend it.

    (4)   The chief officer may from time to time submit draft proposals for a revised or modified scheme to the police authority for its approval.'.


Bounty payments to special constables

   

Norman Baker
Annette Brooke

NC7

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1)   Special constables appointed by a chief officer of a police force in accordance with section 27 of the Police Act 1996 shall receive an annual cash bounty based on the number of hours operationally deployed as a special constable.

    (2)   Police authorities shall be responsible for the arrangements for making bounty payments to special constables.

    (3)   Payments to special constables shall be calculated and made by the police authority which is responsible for the special constable.

    (4)   Payment shall be at the end of the each financial year.'.


 
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