Clause 41 — Designation of SOCA Staff as persons having power of Constable etc

Orders of the Day — Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill — [1st Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 9:03 pm on 7th February 2005.

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Amendment made: No. 67, in page 23, line 37, at end insert—

'(4A) But a person may not be designated as a person having the powers mentioned in any of paragraphs (a) to (c) of subsection (1) unless the Director General is satisfied that that person—

(a) is capable of effectively exercising the powers that would be exercisable by virtue of the designation,

(b) has received adequate training in respect of the exercise of those powers, and

(c) is otherwise a suitable person to exercise those powers.'—[Caroline Flint.]