1

This Order may be cited as the Police Reform Act 2002 (Commencement No 10) Order 2004.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 14 December 2004: (no specific commencement provision).

2

2

The following provisions of Schedule 4 to the Police Reform Act 2002 shall, to the extent not already in force, come into force on 23rd December 2004—

(a)    paragraph 2 (power to detain etc);

(b)    paragraph 3(2) (power to require name and address of person acting in an anti-social manner); and

(c)    paragraph 4 (power to use reasonable force to detain person).

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 14 December 2004: (no specific commencement provision).

3

3

The following provisions of the Police Reform Act 2002 shall come into force on 23rd December 2004—

(a)    section 107 (1) (consequential amendments and repeals) to the extent not already in force and (2) in so far as it relates to the entries in Schedule 8 referred to in paragraph (c) below;

(b)    Schedule 7 (minor and consequential amendments) to the extent not already in force; and

(c)    in Schedule 8 (repeals) the entries relating to—

(i)    the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988;

(ii)    section 42(6)(a) of the Police Act 1997;

(iii)    sub-paragraphs (2), (3) and (9) of paragraph 22 of Schedule 4 to the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 1998;

(iv)    the Local Government Act 1999;

(v)    paragraph 90 of Schedule 27 to the Greater London Authority Act 1999; and

(vi)    sections 122(3) and 123(3) of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 14 December 2004: (no specific commencement provision).

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Signature

Hazel Blears

Minister of State

Home Office

14th December 2004

EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

Paragraphs 2(3) to (6), 3(2) and 4 of Schedule 4 to the Police Reform Act 2002 were partially brought into force on 2nd December 2002 (see the Police Reform Act 2002 (Commencement No 3) Order 2002 (SI 2002/2740)). Community Support Officers in the police areas of Devon and Cornwall, Gwent, Lancashire, Northamptonshire, West Yorkshire and the metropolitan police district were given powers to detain people for 30 minutes, using reasonable force if necessary, in specified circumstances. Article 2 of the Order brings the power into force in the remaining police areas in England and Wales on 23rd December 2004.

Article 3 of the Order brings into force in England and Wales on 23rd December 2004 a number of minor and consequential amendments and repeals.