Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000

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The Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000
Long title An Act to make provision about policing in Northern Ireland; and for connected purposes.
Citation 2000 c 32
Territorial extent Northern Ireland
Royal assent 23 November 2000
Status: Current legislation

The Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000 (c 32) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The Act renamed the Royal Ulster Constabulary to the Police Service of Northern Ireland, created the Northern Ireland Policing Board and District Police Partnerships.

The Bill for this Act received its first reading in the House of Commons on 16 May 2000.[1]

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  1. ^ Hansard (House of Commons). Vol 350. Col 161.

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