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After Clause 255
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
354MZC       Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (" .--(1) The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis may, on the application of the chief officer of police of a police force maintained under section 2 of the Police Act 1996 for the police area of Essex, Hertfordshire or Surrey, provide for that force constables from the metropolitan police force.
 
    (2)  An application under subsection (1) above may only be made for the purpose of, or otherwise in connection with, meeting the demands placed, or reasonably expected to be placed, on the resources of the police force in question in consequence of the change effected as a result of section 255 above in the police area for which that force is maintained.
Secondments to meet demands caused by the boundary change.
1996 c. 16.
     (3)  While a constable is provided under this section for a police force, he shall be under the direction and control of the chief officer of police of that force, notwithstanding section 9A(1) of the Police Act 1996 (metropolitan police force to be under the direction and control of the Commissioner) or any other enactment relating to the direction or control of the metropolitan police force.
 
    (4)  The police authority maintaining a police force for which constables are provided under this section shall pay to the police authority maintaining the metropolitan police force such contribution as may be agreed upon between those authorities or, in the absence of any such agreement, as may be provided by any agreement subsisting at the time between all police authorities generally, or, in the absence of such general agreement, as may be determined by the Secretary of State.
 
    (5)  This section is without prejudice to any other power of a chief officer of police to provide constables or other assistance to another police force.
1996 c. 16.
     (6)  Expressions used in this section and in the Police Act 1996 have the same meaning in this section as they have in that Act.")1996 c. 16.
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
354MC     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  In the absence of agreement between the Police Authorities for Essex, Hertfordshire and Surrey and the Metropolitan Police Authority about the transfer of land, buildings, capital and other assets from the Metropolitan Police to the other authorities, the Secretary of State shall make an order to determine what transfers shall take place.
 
    (2)  No order under this section shall be made unless a statutory instrument containing a draft of the order has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.")
Transfer of
assets from
Metropolitan
Police Authority.
354MD     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  No police officer shall be seconded from the metropolitan police to another police force unless the metropolitan police has been certified by the Chief Inspector of Constabulary as having sufficient officers to perform its duties.")Secondment of police officers.
  
Clause 256
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
 
     The Lord Cope of Berkeley gives notice of his intention to oppose the Question that Clause 256 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Schedule 22
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
354N     Page 292, line 30, at end insert-- 
 ("Pensions liabilities 
     .  After section 14 of the Police Act 1996 there shall be inserted-- 
 <~et>("Pensions liabilities of Metropolitan Police Authority.     14A.  The liabilities of the Metropolitan Police Authority in relation to pensions being paid subject to regulations made under the Police Pensions Act 1976 to or in respect of persons who, having served as members of police forces, have ceased so to serve, shall be met out of moneys provided by Parliament.".") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE LORD DHOLAKIA
 
354YP     Page 297, leave out lines 36 and 37 and insert--
    ("(b)  the Authority shall appoint a person to investigate the complaint provided that in default of this duty the Secretary of State shall make an appointment."")
 
354ZP     Page 298, line 11, after ("State") insert ("and the Authority") 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
354P     Page 298, line 36, leave out paragraph 98 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
354Q     Page 298, line 41, leave out (""(3)") and insert (""(4) to") 
354R     Page 298, line 45, leave out sub-paragraph (3) and insert--
 
    ("(3)  Subsection (3) (which makes provision for the Secretary of State to issue guidance to the Commissioner of the Metropolis) shall cease to have effect.")
 
354S     Page 298, line 46, at end insert--
 
    ("(4)  In subsections (4) and (5) for "Commissioner" there shall be substituted "Metropolitan Police Authority".")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISFORD
 
354SA     Page 298, line 46, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The Metropolitan Police Authority shall issue guidance with regard to the obtaining of the views of the community about policing.
 
    (  )  Before issuing such guidance the Metropolitan Police Authority shall consult--
    (a)  the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis
    (b)  the Police and Community Consultative Groups in London
    (c)  the bodies referred to in section 27(2) of the Greater London Authority Act 1999.
    (  )  The guidance shall include guidance as to the use of performance indicators")
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE LORD DHOLAKIA
 
354SB     Page 298, line 46, at end insert--
 
    ("(4) After subsection (5) there shall be inserted--
        (5A) The Metropolitan Police Authority shall, after consultation with the Commissioner, issue guidance to the Police and Community Consultative Groups in the metropolitan police district concerning their functions in the conduct of police relations with the community.".")
 
354SC     [Withdrawn] 
  
Clause 258
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
355     Page 138, line 27, at end insert ("and shall have the same duties as its predecessor Authority") 
356     Page 139, line 24, at end insert--
        ("(  )  In the provision of its services the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority will not pursue reclamation of the costs of a call-out of the fire service for services which are not related to the suppression of a fire.")
 
  
After Clause 258
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
357     Insert the following new Clause-- 
 
        ("  .  The London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority shall provide annually, within three months of the end of its financial year, a report to the Authority which sets out its performance in fulfilling its functions, its financial report and any Audit Commission recommendations with regard to its performance.")
London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority:
annual report.
  
Schedule 23
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE LORD DHOLAKIA
 
357NA     Page 302, line 6, leave out ("appointed by the Mayor") and insert ("elected by the Assembly") 
357PA     Page 302, line 8, leave out ("Mayor") and insert ("Chair of the Assembly") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
357QA     Page 302, line 10, leave out sub-paragraph (2) 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE LORD DHOLAKIA
 
357RA     Page 302, line 10, leave out ("Mayor shall exercise his power to appoint") and insert ("Assembly shall exercise its power to elect") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
357SA     Page 302, line 14, leave out from ("shall") to end of line 18 and insert ("in exercising their power to nominate members under sub-paragraph (1)(b) have regard to the balance of parties for the time being prevailing among the members of those councils taken as a whole and to the area of Greater London from which members are appointed.") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE LORD DHOLAKIA
 
357TA     Page 302, line 23, leave out the ("Secretary of State may by order") and insert ("Assembly may") 
357UA     Page 302, line 34, leave out ("Mayor") and insert ("Assembly") 
357VA     Page 302, line 35, leave out from ("The") to ("except") and insert ("Assembly may renew the election of an Assembly representative") 
357WA     Page 302, line 35, after ("member") insert--
        ("(2A)  The Chair of the Assembly may renew the appointment of a Borough representative")
 
357XA     Page 302, line 38, leave out ("Mayor") and insert ("Assembly") 
357YA     Page 302, line 40, leave out sub-paragraph (3) 
357ZA     Page 303, line 2, leave out sub-paragraph (1) and insert--
        ("(1)  The Fire etc. Authority shall in each year elect a chairman from amongst its members.")
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
357A     Page 303, line 3, at end insert--
        ("(  )  On a casual vacancy occurring in that office, the Mayor shall as soon as reasonably practicable appoint one of the members of the Fire etc Authority to fill the vacancy.")
 
357B     Page 303, line 4, leave out ("elect") and insert ("appoint") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE LORD DHOLAKIA
 
357C     Page 303, line 6, leave out ("appointment") and insert ("election") 
  
BY THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD TOPE
THE BARONESS THOMAS OF WALLISWOOD
 
357D     Page 303, line 8, leave out ("for the purpose of enabling him to meet the expenses of his office") 
357E     Page 303, line 9, leave out from ("Fire") to end of line 10 and insert ("Authority determines") 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
THE LORD BRABAZON OF TARA
THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
 
358     Page 303, line 21, at end insert ("; or
      (d)  is otherwise disqualified for any reason mentioned in section 20(1)")
 
  
Schedule 24
 
  
BY THE LORD WHITTY
 
358YA     Page 314, line 13, at end insert-- 
 ("The Crime and Disorder Act 1998 
 Duty to consider crime and disorder implications 
 
        .  In section 17 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (duty of certain authorities in exercising their functions) in subsection (2) (which specifies the authorities) after "a joint authority," there shall be inserted "the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority,".")
1998 c. 37.
 
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