S22A agreement under the Police Act (1996) for the collaboration of Legal Services advice between Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary.

Decision

To approve the Section 22A agreement under the Police Act 1996 (as amended) relating to the collaboration of Legal Services between Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary.

Decision Summary

Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner and Hertfordshire Police have decided to enter into a collaborative agreement for the provision of Legal Services advice to be shared across the three police forces for the purpose of providing efficient and effective policing. This is a technical arrangement to allow sharing of advice and does not amount to collaboration of the organisational functions.