Police Support Staff (Suitability) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009 come into force

Implementation date: 9 March 2009

The Regulations allow the Chief Constable to determine the matters that may be taken into account in deciding the suitability of applicants under part 2 of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2003. Part 2 of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2003 allows the Chief Constable to designate members of the police support staff (and employees of contractors) as officers who may carry out certain functions with certain police powers. The Regulations can be viewed on the OPSI website.