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S22A Agreement under the Police Act 1996 (as amended) for the updated collaboration agreement of the Eastern Regions Special Operations Unit (ERSOU) and the Counter Terrorism Intelligence Unit (CTIU) function


To sign the updated Section 22A Agreement under the Police Act 1996 (as amended) for Cambridgeshire Constabulary for the ERSOU, Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) and the CTIU function with Bedfordshire Police and Hertfordshire Constabulary.

Decision Summary

The Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner’s Business Co-ordination Board (“the Board”) meeting on the 10th November 2016 discussed and agreed the proposal for the existing Section 22A Agreement for ERSOU, RIPA and CTIU function of Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary (“the Constabulary”), and Hertfordshire Police to be updated to include of Kent Police and transfer the lead force responsibilities from Hertfordshire Constabulary to Bedfordshire Police and incorporate feedback from the Office of the Surveillance Commissioners.

The Board approved that the Police and Crime Commissioner and the Constabulary should sign the updated Section 22A Agreement to effect the collaborative arrangements for the purpose of providing efficient and effective policing.