The Freedom of Information (Designation as Public Authority and Amendment) Order 2018

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2018/1212

2018 No. 1212

Freedom Of Information

The Freedom of Information (Designation as Public Authority and Amendment) Order 2018

Made 21th November 2018

Coming into force in accordance with article 1(2)

The Secretary of State makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 5(1)(a) and (2) and 7(5) of the Freedom of Information Act 20001.

In accordance with section 5(3) of that Act2, the Secretary of State has consulted persons appearing to the Secretary of State to represent the persons to whom the Order relates.

In accordance with section 82(2)(a) of that Act, a draft of this Order was laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.

S-1 Citation and commencement

Citation and commencement

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Freedom of Information (Designation as Public Authority and Amendment) Order 2018.

(2) This Order comes into force on the day after the day on which it is made.

S-2 Person designated as a public authority

Person designated as a public authority

2.—(1) The National Police Chiefs’ Council is designated as a public authority under section 5(1)(a) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 with respect to the following of its functions—

(a)

(a) the co-ordination of national operations;

(b)

(b) the command of counter-terrorism operations and delivery of counter-terrorist policing through any collaboration agreement relating to counter-terrorism activities entered into under section 22A of the Police Act 19963;

(c)

(c) the co-ordination of the national police response to national emergencies and the co-ordination of the mobilisation of resources across force borders and internationally;

(d)

(d) the national operational implementation of standards and policy as set by the College of Policing4or by any government department;

(e)

(e) the development, in collaboration with the College of Policing, of joint national approaches on criminal justice, value for money, service transformation, information management, performance management and technology; and

(f)

(f) the development, in collaboration with the College of Policing, of joint national approaches to staff and human resource issues, including misconduct and discipline.

(2) In this article, “National Police Chiefs’ Council” has the meaning given by section 101 of the Police Act 1996.

S-3 Amendment of the Freedom of Information (Designation as Public Authorities) Order 2011

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