The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Application to Customs and Excise) (Amendment) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-07-18

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 1860

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE
The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Application to Customs and Excise) (Amendment) Order 1996

Made
18th July 1996

Laid before Parliament
18th July 1996

Coming into force
1st September 1996

The Treasury, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by section 114(2) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984(1), hereby make the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Application to Customs and Excise) (Amendment) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 1st September 1996.

2.  The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Application to Customs and Excise) Order 1985(2) shall be amended as follows:

(a)In Schedule 2, Part 1, Column 2 for the word “grade” there shall be substituted the word “title”.

(b)For Schedule 2, Part 2 there shall be substituted the following:—

“Equivalent titles of officers

Where in the Act an act or thing is to be done by a constable of the rank specified in Column 1 below, that same act or thing shall, in the application of the Act to Customs and Excise, be done by an officer of at least an equivalent title specified in Column 2 below—

Column 1
Column 2

Rank of constable
Title of officer

The abbreviations used in Column 2 above shall have the following meaning:—

“PSD” shall mean “Passenger Services Division”

“EFIT” shall mean “Excise Fraud Investigation Team”

“EVO” shall mean “Excise Verification Officer”

“EVU” shall mean “Excise Verification Unit”

“LVOIT” shall mean “Local Value Added Tax Office Investigation Team”.

The job bands referred to in Column 2 above are set from time to time by the Commissioners of Customs and Excise”.

sergeant

Anti-Smuggling Officer (2);

Cargo Team Leader (1);

Cargo Team Member (3);

Drug Dog Unit Team Leader;

EFIT Team Member;

EVO (2);

LVOIT Officer (1);

PSD Team Member (1);

Road Fuel Testing Officer;

Specialist Investigator (1); or

any other officer within job bands 5 or 6

inspector

Anti-Smuggling Team Leader;

Cargo Team Leader (2);

EFIT Team Leader;

EVU Team Leader;

LVOIT Officer (2);

PSD Team Manager;

Road Fuel Control Officer;

Specialist Investigator (2);

Specialist Investigator (3); or

any other officer within job bands 7 or 8

superintendent

Anti-Smuggling Manager;

Cargo Operational Manager;

Investigation Team Leader;

PSD Operations Manager; or

any other officer within job band 9

3.  The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Application to Customs and Excise) Order 1987(3) shall be amended as follows:

For Article 4 there shall be substituted the following:

“4.  The following equivalent titles shall be added to Part 2 of Schedule 2 to the principal Order—

Column 1
Column 2

The abbreviations used in Column 2 above shall have the following meaning:—

“PSD” shall mean “Passenger Services Division”

“EFIT” shall mean “Excise Fraud Investigation Team”

“EVU” shall mean “Excise Verification Unit”

“LVOIT” shall mean “Local Value Added Tax Office Investigation Team”.

The job bands referred to in Column 2 above are set from time to time by the Commissioners of Customs and Excise”.

Chief inspector

Anti-Smuggling Team Leader;

Cargo Team Leader (2);

EFIT Team Leader;

EVU Team Leader;

LVOIT Officer (2);

PSD Team Manager;

Road Fuel Control Officer;

Specialist Investigator (2);

Specialist Investigator (3); or

any other officer within job bands 7 or 8

Derek Conway
Simon Burns
Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury
18th July 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
In consequence of the abolition of certain civil service grades and the introduction of job titles and a pay-band system for officers of HM Customs and Excise, this Order amends the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Application to Customs and Excise) Order 1985 and the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Application to Customs and Excise) Order 1987 by applying the equivalent job titles and pay-banding, as appropriate, of officers of HM Customs and Excise to equivalent ranks of constables and police officers.


(1)
1984 c. 60.

(2)
S.I. 1985/1800.

(3)
S.I. 1987/439.
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