The Police Authorities (Standing Orders) Regulations 1997

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Published: 1997-10-05

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Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 2416

The Police Authorities (Standing Orders) Regulations 1997

5th October 1997

Laid before Parliament
15th October 1997

Coming into force
17th November 1997

The Secretary of State in pursuance of sections 20 and 190 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989(1), hereby makes the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Police Authorities (Standing Orders) Regulations 1997, and shall come into force on 17th November 1997.

Police authorities: recording of votes and signature of minutes

2.—(1) No later than the first ordinary meeting of the authority falling after the day on which these Regulations come into force, a police authority shall, in respect of the recording of votes, and signing of minutes, of the authority—

(a)make standing orders incorporating the provisions set out in Schedule 2 to the Local Authorities (Standing Orders) Regulations 1993(2), or provisions to like effect, and

(b)modify any existing standing orders in so far as necessary to conform with those provisions.

(2) In this regulation ‘police authority’ means a police authority constituted under section 3 of the Police Act 1996(3).

Alun Michael
Minister of State
Home Office
5th October 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations apply to police authorities constituted under the Police Act 1996 the provisions of the Local Authorities (Standing Orders) Regulations 1993 in so far as they provide for the recording of votes at meetings of, and the signing of minutes of meetings of, the authority.

1989 c. 42. Section 21 (which contains the definition of “local authority” applicable in relation to sections 19 and 20) was amended by paragraph 38 of Schedule 4 to the Police and Magistrates' Courts Act 1994 (c. 29).

S.I. 1993/202.

1996 c. 16.