Circulars from 2004

Found 72 Documents Showing 1-10

Ref Title Broad subject Sub category Issue date

72 / 2004

POWER OF DETENTION FOR COMMUNITY SUPPORT OFFICERS

The Police Reform Act 2002 (Commencement No. 10) Order 2004 will bring into force (to the extent that they are not already in force) on 23 December 2004 paragraphs 2, 3(2) and 4 of Schedule 4 of the Police Reform Act 2002 These provisions relate to the power of detention to be exercised by community support officers.

Police Service

Community policing

23/12/2004

071 / 2004

Drug Treatment and Testing Requirement as part of Action Plan Orders and Supervision Orders - Section 279 and Schedule 24 Criminal Justice Act 2003

THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT 2003: PILOTS FOR DRUG TREATMENT AND TESTING REQUIREMENT: The Criminal Justice Act 2003 (Commencement No 6 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2004

Crime and Disorder

Drug related crime

01/12/2004

070 / 2004

Notification of convictions to Immigration and Nationality Directorate (IND)

This circular is to clarify and update the information contained in Home Office Circular 13/1998 issued on 13 August 1990.It advises on:

Immigration and Nationality

Immigration offences

01/12/2004

069 / 2004

Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004: Trafficking Offences

Dear ColleagueAsylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004: Trafficking Offences

Terrorism and Organised Crime

Trafficking in People

23/11/2004

067 / 2004

Disqualification Orders (Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000)

Dear Colleague1. The purpose of this circular is to remind courts about the circumstances in which sentencers should consider making a disqualification order under Part 2 of the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000 (CJCSA), and to draw attention to the amendments made to these provisions in the Criminal Justice Act 2003. It also sets out the roles and responsibilities of the courts, police, probation officers and prison officers in the disqualification process.

Justice

Criminal Justice Legislation

12/11/2004

068 / 2004

POLICE SERVICE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND ROSTERING STUDY

Dear Chief OfficerPlease find attached a copy of Accenture’s final report on force rostering arrangements.

Police Service

Police Management

12/11/2004

64 / 2004

ASYLUM AND IMMIGRATION (TREATMENT OF CLAIMANTS, ETC.) ACT 2004 - IMPLEMENTATION OF SECTIONS 38 AND 39. REGULATION OF IMMIGRATION ADVISERS: ISSUE OF WARRANTS AND NEW CRIMINAL OFFENCES.

The Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc) Act 2004 (Commencement No. 1) Order 2004 (SI 2004/2523 (C.105)) brings sections 38 and 39 of that Act into forced on 1 October 2004. These measures strengthen the regulatory scheme administered by the Immigration Services Commissioner, which was established under Part V of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (see Home Office circular 21/2001). Sections 38 and 39 introduce further investigative powers and new criminal offences which the courts will wish to be aware of. Section 38

Immigration and Nationality

Immigration legislation

06/10/2004

65 / 2004

The Implementation of Reporting Restrictions from the 1999 Youth Justice & Criminal Evidence Act 1999: Part II

Purpose1. The purpose of this Circular is to provide confirmation that the following sections of the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 (“the Act”) will be commenced in relation to criminal proceedings Magistrates Courts and Crown Courts in England and Wales from 07 October 2004 SI 2004/2428: section 46 (reports relating to adult witnesses); section 48(b) and (d) (amendments relating to reporting restrictions);

Justice

Witnesses

01/10/2004

66 / 2004

Intensive Supervision and Surveillance Programme, Intensive Fostering, Anti-social Behaviour Orders, Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003 (Commencement No. 4) Order 2004

1. The purpose of this circular is to draw attention to the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003 (Commencement No. 4) Order 2004 which brings into force provisions under sections 71, 72, 85 and 88 and Schedule 2 of the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003. These provisions amend the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing Act) 2000 in relation to Curfew Orders and Supervision Orders and amend the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 to allow County Courts to give Anti-social Behaviour Orders to juveniles. Intensive Supervision and Surveillance Programme

Justice

Youth Justice

29/09/2004

63 / 2004

The Police Pension Scheme and The Disability Discrimination Act

Dear Chief OfficerThis Circular is to notify you that changes to the Police Pension Scheme have now been made, with effect from 1 October 2004, to provide for an ill-health standard which applicants to the scheme must meet if they are to qualify for the its ill-health benefits. It explains the amendments made by the Police Pensions (Amendment) (No 3) Regulations 2004 – refer to www.hmso.gov.uk to see the SI. The SI makes amendments to both the Police Pensions Regulations 1987 and the Police Pensions (Purchase of Increased Benefits) Regulations 1987. It also supplements advice on decisions under Regulation A20 on whether or not to retire an officer on the grounds of ill health where that officer is excluded from ill-health benefits.

Police Service

Police pensions

29/09/2004