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(1)    This Order may be cited as the Police Reform Act 2002 (Commencement No 3) Order 2002.

(2)    In this Order, “the 2002 Act” means the Police Reform Act 2002.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 5 November 2002: (no specific commencement provision).

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The following provisions of the 2002 Act shall come into force on 2nd December 2002—

(a)    in Part 4 (police powers etc)—

(i)    section 38 (police powers for police authority employees);

(ii)    in Schedule 4 (powers exercisable by police civilians)—

(a)    paragraph 1, except sub-paragraph 1(2)(a);

(b)    paragraph 2(1), (2), (5), except sub-paragraphs (b) and (c), and (6);

(c)    paragraph 3(1); and

(d)    paragraphs 5 to 8 and 10 to 36;

(iii)    sections 40 and 41 (community safety accreditation schemes) and Schedule 5 (powers exercisable by accredited persons);

(iv)    section 44 (powers of traffic wardens);

(v)    section 46 (offences against designated and accredited persons);

(vi)    section 50 (power to require name and address from persons acting in anti-social manner);

(vii)    sections 61, 62, 64, 65, except new section 1D(1)(b) of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998, and 66 except new section 1E(1)(b) of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (anti-social behaviour); and

(viii)    sections 67 to 69 and 72 to 74 (sex offender orders);

(b)    in Part 7 (supplemental)—

(i)    section 107 (consequential amendments and repeals) in so far as it relates to the entries in Schedules 7 and 8 in sub-paragraphs (ii) and (iii) below;

(ii)    paragraphs 4, 8 and 9 of Schedule 7 (minor and consequential amendments); and

(iii)    in Schedule 8 (repeals), the entries relating to:

(a)    the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984;

(b)    the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984; and

(c)    section 1 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 5 November 2002: (no specific commencement provision).

Prisons, Custodial Institutions & Service of Sentence92 Road Transport95 Transport Law95 Criminal Procedure92 Criminal Law & Disposition of Offenders92 Sentencing Powers & General Principles of Sentencing92 Sex Offenders92 Police92 Sexual Offences92

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The following provisions of Schedule 4 to the 2002 Act shall come into force on 2nd December 2002 in the police areas of Devon and Cornwall, Gwent, Lancashire, Northamptonshire, West Yorkshire and the metropolitan police district only—

(a)    paragraph 2(3), (4), (5)(b) and (c);

(b)    paragraph 3(2); and

(c)    paragraph 4.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 5 November 2002: (no specific commencement provision).

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The following provisions of the 2002 Act shall come into force on 1st January 2003—

(a)    section 59 (seizure of vehicles); and

(b)    paragraph 9 of Schedule 4 (seizure of vehicles by police civilians).

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 5 November 2002: (no specific commencement provision).

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Section 82 (nationality requirements) of the 2002 Act, to the extent not already in force, shall come into force on 3rd February 2003.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 5 November 2002: (no specific commencement provision).

Signature

John Denham

Minister of State

Home Office

5th November 2002

EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

This Order brings into force the provisions of the Police Reform Act 2002 set out in article 2 on 2nd December 2002. The provisions set out in article 3 are brought into force on that date in certain police areas only. The provisions set out in article 4 are brought into force on 1st January 2003 and those in article 5 on 3rd February 2003.