The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022 (Commencement No. 1 and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2022

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2022/520

2022 No. 520 (C. 23)

Police

Criminal Law

Electronic Information

Fees And Charges, England And Wales

Public Order, England And Wales

Roads, England And Wales

The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022 (Commencement No. 1 and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2022

Made 9th May 2022

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 208(1), (2) and (6) of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 20221, makes the following Regulations.

S-1 Citation and interpretation

Citation and interpretation

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022 (Commencement No. 1 and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2022.

(2) In these Regulations “the 2022 Act” means the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022.

S-2 Extent

Extent

2.—(1) These Regulations extend to England and Wales only, subject to the following provisions.

(2) Regulations 4(a) and 5(a), (h), (l) and (p) extend to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

(3) Regulation 5(c) and (i) extends to England and Wales and Scotland.

(4) Regulation 5(m) extends to England and Wales and Northern Ireland.

S-3 Application

Application

3.—(1) These Regulations apply to England and Wales only, subject to paragraph (2).

(2) Regulations 4(a), 5(a) and 5(h) apply to England and Wales and Scotland and Northern Ireland.

S-4 Provisions coming into force on 12th May 2022

Provisions coming into force on 12th May 2022

4. The following provisions of the 2022 Act come into force on 12th May 2022—

(a) section 42(1) to (7) (code of practice about the extraction of information from electronic devices);

(b) section 80 (wilful obstruction of highway).

S-5 Provisions coming into force on 28th June 2022

Provisions coming into force on 28th June 2022

5. The following provisions of the 2022 Act come into force on 28th June 2022—

(a) section 1 (police covenant report);

(b) section 4(1) and (2) (special constables and Police Federations: amendments to the Police Act 19962) to the extent not already in force;

(c) section 4(3) to (8) (special constables and Police Federations: amendments to the Police Act 1996) to the extent not already in force;

(d) section 46 (arranging or facilitating commission of a child sex offence);

(e) section 48 (voyeurism: breast-feeding);

(f) section 49 (time limit for prosecution of common assault or battery in domestic abuse cases);

(g) sections 55 and 56(1) and Schedule 6 (search for material relating to human remains);

(h) sections 56(2) and 57 (special procedure for access to material relating to human remains and additional seizure powers);

(i) sections 73(1) to (6), 74(1) to (6) and 75 (public order);

(j) sections 73(7), 74(7), 76 to 79, 82 and Schedule 7 (public order);

(k) section 90 (charges for...

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