The International Joint Investigation Teams (International Agreements) (EU Exit) (Scotland) Order 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 149
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 05/06/2019
 
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Scottish Statutory Instruments

Police

Made

25 th April 2019

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

26 th April 2019

Coming into force

5 th June 2019

The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 99(1) of the Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012(1) and all other powers enabling them to do so.

Citation and commencement

  1. This Order may be cited as the International Joint Investigation Teams (International Agreements) (EU Exit) (Scotland) Order 2019 and comes into force on 5 June 2019.

    Specified international agreements

  2. The following international agreements are specified for the purposes of sections 24 , 90 , 91 and 96 of the Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012—

    (a) the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances 1988(2) ,

    (b) the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime 2000(3) ,

    (c) the United Nations Convention against Corruption 2003(4).

    H YOUSAF

    A member of the Scottish Government

    St Andrew’s House,

    Edinburgh

    25 th April 2019

    EXPLANATORY NOTE

    (This note is not part of the Order)

    This Order specifies the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances 1988 , the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime 2000 and the United Nations Convention against Corruption 2003 for the purposes of sections 24 , 90 , 91 and 96 of the Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (“the 2012 Act”).

    Specification under section 24 of the 2012 Act means that the chief constable is liable in respect of unlawful conduct on the part of a member of a joint investigation team convened under the relevant agreements, in carrying out (or purportedly carrying out) that person’s functions.

    Specification under section 90 of the 2012 Act means that it is an offence to assault or impede a member of a...

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