Policing and Crime Bill 2015-16 to 2016-17
- Type of Bill:
- Government Bill
- Mrs Theresa May
- Lord Keen of Elie
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- Committee stage: House of Lords | 26.10.2016
|HL Bill 55 (as introduced) (PDF, 1MB)||14.06.2016|
Latest news on the Policing and Crime Bill 2015-16 to 2016-17
Line by line examination of the Bill took place during the first day of committee stage on 14 September. Amendments discussed covered clauses 2-4, 6-8 and 11 of the Bill.
Committee stage is scheduled to continue on 26 October when further amendments will be discussed.
Summary of the Policing and Crime Bill 2015-16 to 2016-17A Bill to make provision for collaboration between the emergency services; to make provision about the handling of police complaints and other matters relating to police conduct and to make further provision about the Independent Police Complaints Commission; to make provision for super-complaints about policing; to make provision for the investigation of concerns about policing raised by whistle-blowers; to make provision about police discipline; to make provision about police inspection; to make provision about the powers of police civilian staff and police volunteers; to remove the powers of the police to appoint traffic wardens; to enable provision to be made to alter police ranks; to make provision about the Police Federation; to make provision in connection with the replacement of the Association of Chief Police Officers with the National Police Chiefs’ Council; to make provision about the system for bail after arrest but before charge; to make provision to enable greater use of modern technology at police stations; to make other amendments to the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984; to amend the powers of the police under the Mental Health Act 1983; to extend the powers of the police in relation to maritime enforcement; to make provision about deputy police and crime commissioners; to make provision to enable changes to the names of police areas; to make provision about the regulation of firearms; to make provision about the licensing of alcohol; to make provision about the implementation and enforcement of financial sanctions; to amend the Police Act 1996 to make further provision about police collaboration; to make provision about the powers of the National Crime Agency; to make provision for requiring arrested persons to provide details of nationality; to make provision for requiring defendants in criminal proceedings to provide details of nationality and other information; to make provision to combat the sexual exploitation of children; and for connected purposes.
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