Citation and commencement

1

This Order may be cited as the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Prescription of Offices, Ranks and Positions) (Amendment) Order 2002 and shall come into force on 17th June 2002.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 17 June 2002: see above.

2

2

In Part I of the Schedule to the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Prescription of Offices, Ranks and Positions) Order 2000—

(a)    in the entry in column 2 relating to the National Criminal Intelligence Service after “Superintendent” insert “, Grade M4 or any individual on secondment to the National Criminal Intelligence Service who holds any office, rank or position in any other relevant public authority prescribed by virtue of article 2 of this Order”; and

(b)    in the entry in column 3 relating to the National Criminal Intelligence Service after “Inspector” insert “, Grade J or any individual on secondment to the National Criminal Intelligence Service who holds any office, rank or position in any other relevant public authority prescribed by virtue of article 3 of this Order”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 17 June 2002: see art 1.

Signature

Bob Ainsworth

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State

Home Office

7th May 2002

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

This Order amends the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Prescription of Offices, Ranks and Positions) Order 2000 by changing the offices, ranks and position proscribed in respect of the National Criminal Intelligence Service (“NCIS”). The Order provides that for NCIS the persons designated for the purposes of granting an authorisation under section 28 and section 29 of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 are, in addition to a Superintendent, any individual holding a position at Grade M4, or any individual on secondment to NCIS who holds an office, rank or position which is designated for this purpose in the public authority from where he is seconded. The Order similarly amends the offices, ranks and positions in NCIS prescribed for urgent cases.