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SCHEDULE 22
 
  FURTHER AMENDMENTS RELATING TO METROPOLITAN POLICE ETC
 
The Metropolitan Police Act 1829
      1. The following provisions of the Metropolitan Police Act 1829 shall cease to have effect-
 
 
    (a) section 1 (establishment of metropolitan police and appointment of Commissioner);
 
    (b) section 4 (the metropolitan police district);
 
    (c) section 5 (regulations for management of the force);
 
    (d) sections 10 to 12 (the Receiver); and
 
    (e) section 22 (watchboxes).
 
The Metropolitan Police Act 1856
      2. The following provisions of the Metropolitan Police Act 1856 shall cease to have effect-
 
 
    (a) section 2 (appointment of Assistant Commissioners);
 
    (b) section 6 (duties of Assistant Commissioners);
 
    (c) section 7 (matters which may be done by the Commissioner or an Assistant Commissioner); and
 
    (d) section 8 (powers of Assistant Commissioners in case of vacancy or illness of the Commissioner).
 
The Metropolitan Police (Receiver) Act 1861
      3. The following provisions of the Metropolitan Police (Receiver) Act 1861 shall cease to have effect-
 
 
    (a) section 1 (Receiver as corporation sole with power to hold stocks, shares etc);
 
    (b) section 5 (power of Receiver to dispose of property etc); and
 
    (c) section 9 (construction with previous Acts).
 
The Metropolitan Police (Receiver) Act 1867
      4. Section 1 of the Metropolitan Police (Receiver) Act 1867 (accounts) shall cease to have effect.
 
 
The Metropolitan Police Act 1886
      5. The following provisions of the Metropolitan Police Act 1886 shall cease to have effect-
 
 
    (a) section 2 (power of Receiver with respect to construction of buildings and purchase of land);
 
    (b) section 4 (Receiver: purchase of land);
 
    (c) section 6 (approval of Secretary of State for purchases and loans);
 
    (d) section 7 (definition of "police receiver").
 
The Riot (Damages) Act 1886
      6. - (1) The Riot (Damages) Act 1886 shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In section 9 (definitions) in the definition of the expression "compensation authority"-
 
 
    (a) paragraph (b) (the Receiver, in relation to the metropolitan police district) shall cease to have effect; and
 
    (b) in paragraph (c) (the police authority in relation to any other police area) the word "other" shall cease to have effect.
 
The Metropolitan Police (Receiver) Act 1895
      7. The Metropolitan Police (Receiver) Act 1895 shall cease to have effect.
 
 
The Metropolitan Police Courts Act 1897
      8. The following provisions of the Metropolitan Police Courts Act 1897 shall cease to have effect-
 
 
    (a) section 3 (which vested property in the Receiver); and
 
    (b) section 4 (powers of Receiver with respect to land and buildings).
 
The Police (Property) Act 1897
      9. - (1) Section 2 of the Police Property Act 1897 (regulations with respect to unclaimed property in possession of the police) shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In subsection (2B) (meaning of "the relevant authority")-
 
 
    (a) in paragraph (a) (police areas in England and Wales, other than the metropolitan police district) the words "listed in Schedule 1 to the Police Act 1996 or the City of London police area", and
 
    (b) paragraph (b) (in relation to the metropolitan police district, the Receiver),
  shall cease to have effect.
 
 
The Metropolitan Police Act 1899
      10. Section 1 of the Metropolitan Police Act 1899 (which provides for the remuneration of the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis) shall cease to have effect.
 
 
The Police Act 1909
      11. In the Police Act 1909, section 1 (annual contribution towards expenses of metropolitan police force in respect of services rendered for imperial and national purposes) shall cease to have effect.
 
 
The Crown Lands Act 1936
      12. - (1) The Crown Lands Act 1936 shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In section 1 (transfer of lands to Commissioners of Works) the proviso to subsection (4) (which relates to payment in respect of lands transferred to the Receiver and is of no further utility) shall cease to have effect.
 
      (3) In section 3-
 
 
    (a) in subsection (1) (power of Commissioners of Works to erect buildings for certain purposes) the words "or offices for the metropolitan police", and
 
    (b) subsection (2) (power to transfer land and buildings to the Receiver),
  shall cease to have effect.
 
 
The London Building Acts (Amendment) Act 1939
      13. - (1) Section 151 of the London Building Acts (Amendment) Act 1939 (Crown exemptions) shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In subsection (1) (which specifies the exemptions) paragraph (bb) (the Receiver) shall cease to have effect.
 
 
The Local Government Act 1948
      14. Section 121 of the Local Government Act 1948 (provisions as to precepts of metropolitan police) shall cease to have effect.
 
 
The Metropolitan Magistrates Courts Act 1959
      15. In the Metropolitan Magistrates Courts Act 1959 the following provisions shall cease to have effect-
 
 
    (a) section 4 (borrowing powers of Receiver); and
 
    (b) section 5(1) (definition of "Receiver").
 
The Local Government (Records) Act 1962
      16. - (1) The Local Government (Records) Act 1962 shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In section 2 (acquisition and deposit of records) in subsection (6) (local authorities to which the section applies) after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996," there shall be inserted "the Metropolitan Police Authority,".
 
      (3) In section 8 (interpretation) in the definition of "local authority" after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996," there shall be inserted "the Metropolitan Police Authority,".
 
 
The Administration of Justice Act 1964
      17. In section 38(1) of the Administration of Justice Act 1964 (interpretation) the definition of "the Receiver" shall cease to have effect.
 
 
The Local Government Act 1966
      18. - (1) Section 11 of the Local Government Act 1966 (grants for expenditure due to ethnic minority population) shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In subsection (2) (application to police authorities etc) after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996" there shall be inserted ", the Metropolitan Police Authority,".
 
 
The Superannuation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1967
      19. - (1) Section 15 of the Superannuation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1967 (superannuation of metropolitan civil staffs) shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In subsection (1)(a) (definition of metropolitan civil staffs) in sub-paragraph (i)-
 
 
    (a) for "Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis or the Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District" there shall be substituted "Metropolitan Police Authority"; and
 
    (b) for ""the Receiver"" there shall be substituted ""the Authority"".
      (3) In subsection (2)(a) (power of Secretary of State to grant certain pensions payable by the Receiver out of the Metropolitan Police Fund) for "Receiver" there shall be substituted "Authority".
 
      (4) In subsection (7) (continuation of payment of pre-existing pension entitlements by Receiver) for "Receiver" there shall be substituted "Authority".
 
 
The Leasehold Reform Act 1967
      20. - (1) Section 28 of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (retention or resumption of land required for public purposes) shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In subsection (5) (bodies to which the section applies) in paragraph (a), after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996" there shall be inserted "and the Metropolitan Police Authority".
 
 
The Local Government Grants (Social Need) Act 1969
      21. - (1) The Local Government Grants (Social Need) Act 1969 shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In section 1 (provision for grants) in subsection (2) (meaning of "local authority" etc) after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996" there shall be inserted ", the Metropolitan Police Authority,".
 
 
The Pensions (Increase) Act 1971
      22. - (1) The Pensions (Increase) Act 1971 shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In Schedule 6 (employments relevant to section 13(2) of that Act) in paragraph (c) (employment, otherwise than as a constable, under the Receiver etc) for "Receiver for the metropolitan police district" there shall be substituted "Metropolitan Police Authority".
 
 
The Local Government Act 1972
 
Members' interests in contracts etc
      23. In section 98 of the Local Government Act 1972 (members' interests in contracts: interpretation of sections 95 to 97) in subsection (1A) (extended meaning of local authority) after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996" there shall be inserted "and the Metropolitan Police Authority".
 
 
Meetings and proceedings
      24. In section 99 of the Local Government Act 1972 (which applies Schedule 12 of that Act to meetings and proceedings of certain bodies) after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996" there shall be inserted ", the Metropolitan Police Authority".
 
 
Discharge of functions
      25. In section 107 of the Local Government Act 1972 (application of sections 101 to 103, 105 and 106 of that Act to police authorities) in subsection (1)(a) the words "other than the Secretary of State" shall cease to have effect.
 
 
Miscellaneous powers of local authorities
      26. - (1) Section 146A of the Local Government Act 1972 (which applies certain provisions of Part VII of that Act to police authorities etc) shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In subsection (1) (the basic rule) after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996" there shall be inserted ", the Metropolitan Police Authority".
 
      (3) In subsection (1A) (exceptions for police authorities) after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996" there shall be inserted "nor the Metropolitan Police Authority".
 
      (4) In subsection (1B) (modifications of sections 140A and 140C in their application to police authorities) after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996" there shall be inserted "or the Metropolitan Police Authority".
 
      (5) In subsection (1C) (special constable acting as such is not a voluntary assistant) after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996" there shall be inserted "or the Metropolitan Police Authority".
 
 
Appearance in legal proceedings
      27. In section 223 of the Local Government Act 1972 (appearance of local authorities in legal proceedings) in subsection (2) (which extends the meaning of "local authority") after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996" there shall be inserted ", the Metropolitan Police Authority".
 
 
Inspection of documents
      28. In section 228 of the Local Government Act 1972 (inspection of documents) in subsection (7A) (application to minutes and accounts of police authorities) after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996" there shall be inserted "or the Metropolitan Police Authority".
 
 
Photographic copies of documents
      29. In section 229 of the Local Government Act 1972 (photographic copies of documents) in subsection (8) (extended meaning of "local authority") after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996" there shall be inserted "and the Metropolitan Police Authority".
 
 
Services of notices on local authorities
      30. In section 231 of the Local Government Act 1972 (services of notices on local authorities) in subsection (4) (extended meaning of "local authority") after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996" there shall be inserted "and the Metropolitan Police Authority".
 
 
Public notices
      31. In section 232 of the Local Government Act 1972 (public notices) in subsection (1A) (extended meaning of "local authority") after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996" there shall be inserted "and the Metropolitan Police Authority".
 
 
Service of notices by local authorities
      32. In section 233 of the Local Government Act 1972 (service of notices by local authorities) in subsection (11) (extended meaning of "local authority") after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996" there shall be inserted "and the Metropolitan Police Authority".
 
 
Authentication of documents
      33. In section 234 of the Local Government Act 1972 (authentication of documents) in subsection (4) (extended meaning of "local authority") after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996" there shall be inserted "and the Metropolitan Police Authority".
 
 
Meetings and proceedings
      34. - (1) Schedule 12 to the Local Government Act 1972 (meetings and proceedings of local authorities) shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In paragraph 6A (application of paragraph 1 to police authorities etc) in sub-paragraph (1) after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996" there shall be inserted "or the Metropolitan Police Authority".
 
      (3) In paragraph 6B (application of rest of Part I to police authorities etc) in paragraph (b), after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996" there shall be inserted "and the Metropolitan Police Authority".
 
      (4) In paragraph 46 (extended meaning of "local authority") after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996" there shall be inserted "and the Metropolitan Police Authority".
 
 
The Local Government Act 1974
      35. In section 1(6) of the Local Government Act 1974 (treatment of grants to Receiver etc for specific services)-
 
 
    (a) paragraph (a), and
 
    (b) the words "of the Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District or",
  shall cease to have effect.
 
 
The House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975
      36. - (1) The House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In Schedule 1, in Part III (other disqualifying offices) the entry relating to the Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District shall cease to have effect.
 
 
The Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975
      37. - (1) The Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In Schedule 1, in Part III (other disqualifying offices) the entry relating to the Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District shall cease to have effect.
 
 
The Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976
      38. - (1) Part I of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 (general) shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In section 44(1), in the definition of "local authority", in paragraph (a) (extended meaning in certain provisions) after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996," there shall be inserted "the Metropolitan Police Authority,".
 
 
The Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980
 
Direct labour organisations
      39. - (1) Section 20 of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (interpretation of provisions relating to direct labour organisations) shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In subsection (1), in paragraph (a) of the definition of "local authority", in sub-paragraph (i), after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996," there shall be inserted "the Metropolitan Police Authority,".
 
 
Rate support grants
      40. In section 54 of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (aggregate amount of rate support grants) the following provisions (which relate to the Receiver) shall cease to have effect-
 
 
    (a) in subsection (1) (calculation of amount available for grants), the words "and the Receiver";
 
    (b) in subsection (7), paragraph (a) (certain grants to Receiver treated as local authority grants);
 
    (c) in subsection (9) (definition of "relevant expenditure") paragraph (b) and the word "plus" immediately preceding it;
 
    (d) in subsection (10) (expenditure of Receiver etc met by grants) the words "of the Receiver or";
 
    (e) subsection (11) (definition of "the Receiver").
 
Disposal of land held by public bodies
      41. - (1) In section 99 of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (directions to dispose of land - supplementary) in subsection (4), after paragraph (dc) there shall be inserted-
 
 
    "(dcc) the Metropolitan Police Authority;".
      (2) In Schedule 16 to the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (bodies to whom provisions of Part X relating to registration of land apply) after paragraph 5C there shall be inserted-
 
 
 " 5CC. The Metropolitan Police Authority."
 
 
The Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982
      42. In section 33 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (enforceability by local authorities of certain covenants relating to land) in subsection (9)(a), after "section 3 of the Police Act 1996," there shall be inserted "the Metropolitan Police Authority,".
 
 
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