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Section 15.1. Law enforcement is the responsibility of Police Scotland and the Scottish Police Services Authority. Transport Police and the Civil Nuclear Constabulary perform duties within their respective jurisdictions. All police powers, responsibilities and duties are as prescribed by law.

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  • Avatar admin
    Administrator #1  •  2020-08-16 22:55:04

    Section 15.1. Section 15.1. Law enforcement is the responsibility of Police Scotland and the Scottish Police Services Authority. Transport Police and the Civil Nuclear Constabulary perform duties within their respective jurisdictions. All police powers, responsibilities and duties are as prescribed by law.

Proposed Amendment to Section 15.1.

  • LouMCowan

    Addition of a civil authority to oversee

    Section 15.1. Section 15.1. Law enforcement is the responsibility of Police Scotland and the Scottish Police Services Authority. Transport Police and the Civil Nuclear Constabulary perform duties within their respective jurisdictions. All police powers, responsibilities and duties are as prescribed by law. A Civil Authority will be set up to oversee complaints against the police.

Proposed Amendment to Section 15.1.

  • Arfem

    Local Police Forces

    Section 15.1. Section 15.1. In accordance with the principles of subsidiarity Law Enforcement will be by quasi-independent Regional Police Forces accountable primarily to the Regional Authority. Police Scotland will provide National and international liaison services and co-ordination as directed by Parliament. All other agencies having the powers of law enforcement shall be appointed and accountable to Parliament.

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