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Departmental Legislation

Volume 488: debated on Wednesday 25 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what (a) primary and (b) secondary legislation sponsored by her Department and directly affecting the operation of police forces was introduced since 1997. (254501)

The principal measures in primary and secondary legislation since 1997 to 2009 which affect police forces are set out in the following lists. There were 189—an average of 16 per year. Between 1990 and 1997 there were—an average of 17 per year.

Primary legislation

1. Police Act 1997 (c. 50)

2. Police and Firemen's Pensions Act 1997 (c.52)

3. Police (Health and Safety) Act 1997 (c.42)

4. Police (Insurance of Voluntary Assistants) Act 1997 (c.45)

5. Police (Property) Act 1997 (c.30)

6. Police (Northern Ireland) Act 1998 (c.32)

7. Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000 (c.32)

8. Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (c.16)

9. Police Reform Act 2002 (c.30)

10. Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2003 (c.6)

11. Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (c.15)

12. Police and Justice Act 2006 (c.48)

Secondary legislation

1. The National Police Records (Recordable Offences) (Amendment) Regulations 1997 SI 1997/566

2. The Common Police Services (Scotland) Order 1997 SI 1997/695

3. The Police Grant (Scotland) Order 1997 SI 1997/721

4. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice No. 4) Order 1997 SI 1997/1159

5. The Police Pensions (Amendment) Regulations 1997 SI 1997/1429

6. The Contracting Out (Metropolitan Police and Civil Staffs Pensions) Order 1997 SI 1997/1736

7. The Police (Health and Safety) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 SI 1997/1774

8. The West Mercia (Police Area and Authority) Order 1997 SI 1997/1844

9. The Cheshire (Police Area and Authority) Order 1997 SI 1997/1845

10. The Cambridgeshire (Police Area and Authority) Order 1997 SI 1997/1846

11. The Essex (Police Area and Authority) Order 1997 SI 1997/1847

12. The Thames Valley (Police Authority) Order 1997 SI 1997/1848

13. The Devon and Cornwall (Police Area and Authority) Order 1997 SI 1997/1849

14. The Nottinghamshire (Police Area and Authority) Order 1997 SI 1997/1850

15. The Lancashire (Police Area and Authority) Order 1997 SI 1997/1855

16. The Kent (Police Area and Authority) Order 1997 SI 1997/1857

17. The Police (Property) Regulations 1997 SI 1997/1908

18. The Police Pensions (Provision of Information) Regulations 1997 SI 1997/1912

19. The Number of Members of Thames Valley Police Authority Order 1997 SI 1997/2293

20. The Police Act 1997 (Provisions in relation to the NCIS Service Authority) (No. 2) Order 1997 SI 1997/2391

21. The Police Authorities (Standing Orders) Regulations 1997 SI 1997/2416

22. The Police Cadets (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1997 SI 1997/2791

23. The Police Pensions (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1997 SI 1997/2852

24. The Police (Secretary of State's Objectives) Order 1998 SI 1998/216

25. The Police Information Technology Organisation (Additional Bodies) Order 1998 SI 1998/411

26. The Police (Amendment) Regulations 1998 SI 1998/493

27. The Police Pensions (Amendment) Regulations 1998 SI 1998/577

28. The Police Grant (Scotland) Order 1998 SI 1998/611

29. The Police Grant (No. 2) (Scotland) Order 1998 SI 1998/891

30. The Number of Members of South Wales Police Authority Order 1998 SI 1998/3215

31. The Police Act 1997 (Authorisation of Action in Respect of Property) (Code of Practice) Order 1998 SI1998/3240

32. The Police Act 1997 (Notification of Authorisations etc.) Order 1998 SI 1998/3241

33. The Police (Retention and Disposal of Items seized under section 60 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994) Regulations 1999 SI 1999/269

34. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice No. 5) Order 1999 SI 1999/291

35. The Police (Secretary of State's Objectives) Order 1999 SI 1999/543

36. The Police (Conduct) Regulations 1999 SI 1999/730

37. The Police (Conduct) (Senior Officers) Regulations 1999 SI 1999/731

38. The Police (Efficiency) Regulations 1999 SI 1999/732

39. The Police Appeals Tribunals Rules 1999 SI 1999/818

40. The Police (Health and Safety) Regulations 1999 SI 1999/860

41. The Police Grant (Scotland) Order 1999 SI 1999/953

42. The Police (Conduct) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1999 SI 1999/1072

43. The Police (Conduct) (Senior Officers) (Scotland) Regulations 1999 SI 1999/1074

44. The Police (Secretary of State's Objectives) (No. 2) Order 1999 SI 1999/1415

45. The Legal Advice and Assistance at Police Stations (Remuneration) (Amendment) Regulations 1999 SI 1999/2088

46. The Greater London Authority Act 1999 (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) (Police) Order 1999 SI 1999/3272

47. The Legal Advice and Assistance at Police Stations (Remuneration) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1999 SI 1999/3299

48. The Police (Secretary of State's Objectives) (No. 3) Order 1999 SI 1999/3424

49. The Police Pensions (Amendment) Regulations 2000 SI 2000/843

50. The National Police Records (Recordable Offences) Regulations 2000 SI 2000/1139

51. The Metropolitan Police (Capital Finance) Order 2000 SI 2000/1474

52. The Greater London Authority Act 1999 (Consequential Amendments) (Police) Order 2000 SI 2000/1549

53. The Police (Amendment) Regulations 2000 SI 2000/2013

54. The Terrorism Act 2000 (Code of Practice on the Exercise of Police Powers) (Northern Ireland) Order 2001 SI 2001/401

55. The Legal Advice and Assistance at Police Stations (Remuneration) (Amendment) Regulations 2001 SI 2001/1181

56. The Sex Offenders (Notification Requirements) (Prescribed Police Stations) Regulations 2001 SI 2001/1708

57. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Modification) Order 2001 SI 2001/2254

58. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Tape-recording of Interviews) (Amendment) Order 2001 SI 2001/2480

59. The Police (Northern Ireland) Order 2001 SI 2001/2513

60. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Drug Testing of Persons in Police Detention) (Prescribed Persons) Regulations 2001 SI 2001/2645

61. The Police (Amendment) Regulations 2001 SI 2001/3293

62. The Police Authorities (Model Code of Conduct) Order 2001 SI 2001/3578

63. The Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (Consequential Amendments) (Police Ranks) Regulations 2001 SI 2001/3888

64. The Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (Central Police Training and Development Authority) (Transitional Provisions) Order 2002 SI 2002/534

65. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Temporary Modifications to Code D) Order 2002 SI 2002/615

66. The Police Authorities (Best Value) Performance Indicators Order 2002 SI 2002/694

67. The Police (Secretary of State's Objectives) Order 2002 SI 2002/695

68. The Police (Promotion) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 SI 2002/767

69. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Visual Recording of Interviews) (Certain Police Areas) Order 2002 SI 2002/1069

70. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Modifications to Code C and Code D) (Certain Police Areas) Order 2002 SI 2002/1150

71. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Visual Recording of Interviews) Order 2002 SI 2002/1266

72. The Police Authorities (Selection Panel) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 SI 2002/1282

73. The Police (Retention and Disposal of Items Seized) Regulations 2002 SI 2002/1372

74. The Police (Amendment) Regulations 2002 SI 2002/1758

75. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Modifications to Code C and Code D) (Certain Police Areas) (Amendment) Order 2002 SI 2002/1863

76. The Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (Amendment) Order 2002 SI 2002/1934

77. The Police (Property) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 SI 2002/2313

78. The Police Authorities (Three-year Strategy Plans) Regulations 2002 SI 2002/2526

79. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Visual Recording of Interviews) (Certain Police Areas) (No. 2) Order 2002 SI 2002/2527

80. The Police (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2002 SI 2002/2529

81. The Police (Retention and Disposal of Motor Vehicles) Regulations 2002 SI 2002/3049

82. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Statutory Powers of Stop and Search) Order 2002 SI 2002/3075

83. The Police (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2002 SI 2002/3162

84. The Police Pensions (Pension Sharing) Regulations 2002 SI 2002/3202

85. The Police Pensions (Amendment) Regulations 2003 SI 2003/27

86. The Police Authorities (Best Value) Performance Indicators Order 2003 SI 2003/519

87. The Police Regulations 2003 SI 2003/527

88. The Police (Efficiency) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 SI 2003/528

89. The Police Pensions (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2003 SI 2003/535

90. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Codes B to E) (No. 2) Order 2003 SI 2003/703

91. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Modifications to Codes C and D)(Certain Police Areas) Order 2003 SI 2003/704

92. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Code E) Order 2003 SI 2003/705

93. The Police (Revocation of Secretary of State's Objectives) Order 2003 SI 2003/830

94. The Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (Powers of Seizure) Order 2003 SI 2003/934

95. The Police Authorities (Best Value) Performance Indicators (Amendment) Order 2003 SI 2003/1265

96. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Remote Reviews of Detention) (Specified Police Stations) Regulations 2003 SI 2003/2397

97. The Police (Amendment) Regulations 2003 SI 2003/2594

98. The Police (Promotion) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 SI 2003/2595

99. The Police (Conduct) (Senior Officers) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 SI 2003/2596

100. The Police Appeals Tribunals (Amendment) Rules 2003 SI 2003/2597

101. The National Crime Squad (Senior Police Members) (Appeals) (Revocation) Order 2003 SI 2003/2598

102. The Police (Conduct) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 SI 2003/2599

103. The Police (Efficiency) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2003 SI 2003/2600

104. The Police (Complaints) (General) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 SI 2003/2602

105. The Police Pensions (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2003 SI 2003/2716

106. The Police Pensions (Additional Voluntary Contributions) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 SI 2003/2717

107. The National Police Records (Recordable Offences) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 SI 2003/2823

108. The Extradition Act 2003 (Police Powers) Order 2003 SI 2003/3106

109. The Extradition Act 2003 (Police Powers)(Northern Ireland) Order 2003 SI 2003/3107

110. The Extradition Act 2003 (Police Powers: Codes of Practice) Order 2003 SI 2003/3336

111. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Modifications to Codes C and D) (Certain Police Areas) (Amendment) Order 2004 SI 2004/78

112. The Police (Complaints and Misconduct) Regulations 2004 SI 2004/643

113. The Police Authorities (Best Value) Performance Indicators Order 2004 SI 2004/644

114. The Police (Conduct) Regulations 2004 SI 2004/645

115. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (Staff Conduct) Regulations 2004 SI 2004/660

116. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (Transitional Provisions) Order 2004 SI 2004/671

117. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (Forces Maintained Otherwise than by Police Authorities) Order 2004 SI 2004/672

118. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (Investigatory Powers) Order 2004 SI 2004/815

119. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) Order 2004 SI 2004/1092

120. The Police Pensions (Amendment) Regulations 2004 SI 2004/1491

121. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Remote Reviews of Detention) (Specified Police Stations) (Revocation) Regulations 2004 SI 2004/1503

122. The Police Pensions (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2004 SI 2004/1760

123. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) Order 2004 SI 2004/1887

124. The Police Pensions (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2004 SI 2004/2354

125. The Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (Amendment) and Police Reform Act 2002 (Modification) Order 2004 SI 2004/2540

126. The Police Federation (Amendment) Regulations 2004 SI 2004/2660

127. The Police (Amendment) Regulations 2004 SI 2004/3216

128. The Police (Promotion) (Amendment) Regulations 2005 SI 2005/178

129. The Police Authorities (Best Value) Performance Indicators Order 2005 SI 2005/470

130. The Police Authorities (Lay Justices Selection Panel) Regulations 2005 SI 2005/584

131. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revisions to Code C) Order 2005 SI 2005/602

132. The Police Pensions (Part-time Service) Regulations 2005 SI 2005/1439

133. The Police (Retention and Disposal of Motor Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations 2005 SI 2005/2702

134. The Police (Amendment) Regulations 2005 SI 2005/2834

135. The National Police Records (Recordable Offences) (Amendment) Regulations 2005 SI 2005/3106

136. The Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (Powers of Arrest) (Consequential Amendments) Order 2005 SI 2005/3389

137. The Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (Amendment) Order 2005 SI 2005/3496

138. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) Order 2005 SI 2005/3503

139. The Police Act 1996 (Local Policing Summaries) Order 2006 SI 2006/122

140. The Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (Consequential and Supplementary Amendments to Secondary Legislation) Order 2006 SI 2006/594

141. The Police Authorities (Best Value) Performance Indicators (Amendment) Order 2006 SI 2006/620

142. The Police Pensions (Amendment) Regulations 2006 SI 2006/740

143. The Police (Injury Benefit) Regulations 2006 SI 2006/932

144. The Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (Codes of Practice) (Temporary Modification to Code D) Order 2006 SI 2006/1081

145. The Terrorism Act 2000 (Revised Code of Practice for the Identification of Persons by Police Officers) (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 SI 2006/1330

146. The Police (Complaints and Misconduct) (Amendment) Regulations 2006 SI 2006/1406

147. The Police (Promotion) (Amendment) Regulations 2006 SI 2006/1442

148. The Police (Amendment) Regulations 2006 SI 2006/1467

149. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Code of Practice C and Code of Practice H) Order 2006 SI 2006/1938

150. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revisions to Code A) Order 2006 SI 2006/2165

151. The Police (Minimum Age for Appointment) Regulations 2006 SI 2006/2278

152. The Police and Justice Act 2006 (Supplementary and Transitional Provisions) Order 2006 SI 2006/3365

153. The Police Pensions Regulations SI 2006/3415

154. The Police (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2006 SI 2006/3449

155. The Police and Criminal Evidence (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2007 SI 2007/288

156. The Police (Amendment) Regulations 2007 SI 2007/1160

157. The Police (Fingerprints) Regulations 2007 SI 2007/1162

158. The Police Pension Fund Regulations 2007 SI 2007/1932

159. The National Police Records (Recordable Offences) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 SI 2007/2121

160. The Police Federation (Amendment) Regulations 2007 SI 2007/2751

161. The Police Reform Act 2002 (Standard Powers and Duties of Community Support Officers) Order 2007 SI 2007/3202

162. The Police Authorities (Particular Functions and Transitional Provisions) Order 2008 SI 2008/82

163. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) Order 2008 SI 2008/167

164. The Police (Promotion) (Amendment) Regulations 2008 SI 2008/273

165. The Police and Justice Act 2006 (Supplementary and Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) Order 2008 SI 2008/619

166. The Police Authority Regulations 2008 SI 2008/630

167. The Metropolitan Police Authority Regulations 2008 SI 2008/631

168. The Police Authorities (Best Value) Performance Indicators Order 2008 SI 2008/659

169. The Police Pensions (Amendment) Regulations 2008 SI 2008/1887

170. The Police (Retention and Disposal of Motor Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations 2008 SI 2008/2096

171. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revisions to Code A) Order 2008 SI 2008/2638

172. The Police (Performance) Regulations 2008 SI 2008/2862

173. The Police Appeals Tribunals Rules 2008 SI 2008/2863

174. The Police (Conduct) Regulations 2008 SI 2008/2864

175. The Police (Amendment) Regulations 2008 SI 2008/2865

176. The Police (Complaints and Misconduct) (Amendment) Regulations 2008 SI 2008/2866

177. The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revisions to Code A) (No. 2) Order 2008 SI 2008/3146.