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Private Security Industry Bill [H.L.]

This is the Private Security Industry Bill [H.L.], as introduced in the House of Lords on 7th December 2000.

 
EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory Notes to the Bill, prepared by the Home Office, are published separately as HL Bill 4- EN.


EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

The Lord Bassam of Brighton has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Private Security Industry Bill [H.L.] are compatible with the Convention rights.


 
  
Private Security Industry Bill [H.L.]
 
 
 
 
ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES

The Security Industry Authority
Clause 
1.The Security Industry Authority.
2.Directions etc. by the Secretary of State.

Licence requirement
3.Conduct prohibited without a licence.
4.Exemptions from licensing requirement.
5.Offence of using unlicensed security operative.

Licensing functions of the Authority
6.Licensing criteria.
7.Licences to engage in licensable conduct.
8.Licence conditions.
9.Revocation and modification of licences.
10.Appeals in licensing matters.
11.Register of licences.
12.Licensing at local authority level.

Approved contractors
13.Register of approved contractors.
14.Arrangements for the grant of approvals.
15.Right to use approved status.
16.Imposition of requirements for approval.
17.Appeals relating to approval.

Entry, inspection and information
18.Powers of entry and inspection.
19.Access to enhanced criminal records certificates.
20.False information.

Supplemental
21.Criminal liability of directors etc.
22.Orders and regulations.
23.Interpretation.
24.Short title, commencement and extent.
 

SCHEDULES:
    Schedule 1-The Security Industry Authority.
    Schedule 2-Activities liable to control under the Act.
    Part I-Activities of security operatives.
    Part II-Activities subject to additional controls.
 


 
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