Metropolitan Police Act 1860

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1860 c. 135
Anno Regni VICTORI, Britanniarum Regin,Vicesimo Tertio. An Act for the Employment of the Metropolitan Police Force in Her Majesty's Yards and Military Stations.

(23 & 24 Vict.) C A P. CXXXV.

[28th August 1860]

'WHEREAS it may be expedient to employ certain of the Constables belonging to the Metropolitan Police Force not only in Her Majesty's Yards and Arsenal within the Metropolitan Police District, but also in such Yards, and the principal Stations of the War Department, and in their Neighbourhoods, which are situate beyond the Limits of such District:' Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, as follows:

S-I Such Number of Constables of the Metropolitan Police as the Secretary of State may direct may be employed in Her Majesty's Yards, &c.

I Such Number of Constables of the Metropolitan Police as the Secretary of State may direct may be employed in Her Majesty's Yards, &c.

I. It shall be lawful for the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis from Time to Time to employ and authorize to act in Her Majesty's Yards, and in the principal Stations of the War Department, and within the Limits herein-after mentioned, such Number of the Constables belonging to the Metropolitan Police Force as One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State shall direct, and such Commissioner, subject to the Approbation of such Secretary of State, may replace such Constables by as many additional Constables as shall be from Time to Time required, and may frame such special Orders and Regulations for and in relation to the Constables to be employed under this Act, and either in addition to or in substitution for any of the Orders and Regulations for the Time being applicable to the Police Force within the Metropolitan Police District, as he shall from Time to Time deem expedient for preventing Neglect or Abuse and securing the Efficiency of the Constables so employed.

S-II Commissioner of Metropolitan Police may swear Constables to act within Her Majesty's Yards, &c. and within Fifteen Miles thereof.

II Commissioner of Metropolitan Police may swear Constables to act within Her Majesty's Yards, &c. and within Fifteen Miles thereof.

II. It shall be lawful for the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis to administer to any Constable belonging to the Metropolitan...

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