New clause 4 - Lateral entry to Police Service of Northern Ireland for serving full-time reserve officers

Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee at 3:15 pm on 1st April 2004.

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'After section 45 of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000 insert—

''45A Lateral Entry to Police Service for Northern Ireland for Serving Full-Time Reserve Officers

(1) Those serving in the full-time reserve of the Police Service of Northern Ireland having completed one year's service may apply for a transfer to be police trainees.

(2) Such transfers will be automatically accepted by the Chief Constable unless:

(a) the applicant is subject to disciplinary action; or

(b) the applicant is subject to an investigation by the Police Ombudsman.

(3) A person making an application under this section will not be subject to the provisions of section 46.''.'.—[Mr. Hunter.]

Brought up, and read the First time.

Motion made, and Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:—

The Committee divided: Ayes 3, Noes 8.

Division number 8 Adults Abused in Childhood — New clause 4 - Lateral entry to Police Service of Northern Ireland for serving full-time reserve officers

Aye: 3 MPs

No: 8 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived. New Clause 5Discrimination in appointments