ADMINISTRATION OF AUXILIARY POLICE FORCES
—(1) The Commander of an Auxiliary Police Force may, from time to time with the concurrence of the employer, issue orders (to be called "Auxiliary Police Standing Orders") not inconsistent with the provisions of the Act or these Regulations, for the control, direction and information of the Auxiliary Police Force in his command.
(2) It shall not be necessary to publish such Standing Orders in the Gazette.
8. Auxiliary police officers shall be provided with such uniforms and shall wear such badges of rank as the Commissioner may approve.
—(1) Every auxiliary police officer in an Auxiliary Police Force shall be provided by the employer of that Force with such batons, arms, ammunition and other accoutrements as the Commissioner may approve for the effective discharge of his duties as an auxiliary police officer.
(2) Such batons, arms, ammunition and other accoutrements shall be kept and used by the auxiliary police officer in the manner provided by the Auxiliary Police Standing Orders.
—(1) The Commissioner may from time to time, by order in writing, also direct any employer of an Auxiliary Police Force to provide every auxiliary police officer in that Force with such equipment as the Commissioner may consider necessary for the protection of the auxiliary police officer or for the effective discharge of his duties as an auxiliary police officer.
(2) The cost of such equipment shall be borne solely by the employer.
—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), one or more auxiliary police associations may be established in respect of each Auxiliary Police Force.
(2) An auxiliary police association may be established in respect of an Auxiliary Police Force if, and only if —
the membership in any such association is confined exclusively to such rank that is approved by the employer of that Force and the Commissioner; and
no other such association is established for auxiliary police officers in that Force of the same rank.
13. The rules of any auxiliary police association of an Auxiliary Police Force shall be subject to the approval of the employer of that Auxiliary Police Force and of the Commissioner, and such rules shall provide for —
the election of a committee to transact the business of the association between general meetings;
the election of sub-committees for such purpose as the association may consider necessary;
the convening of general and extraordinary general meetings of the association;
the convening of committee and sub-committee meetings;
the notice which shall be given to members as to every kind of meeting;
the powers, including the financial powers, of committees and sub-committees;
the quorum at any meeting made up of ––
in the case of a committee meeting, at least one-half of the number of the members of that committee; and
in the case of a general meeting, at least one-tenth of the total number of the members of the association;
minutes of the meetings and other records to be kept in a language approved by the employer and the Commissioner;
debates and discussions at all meetings to be conducted in the English language;
voting at all meetings to be by a show of hands;
the employer, the Commissioner and the Commander of the Auxiliary Police Force concerned to be informed of the names of all auxiliary police officers elected to committees or sub-committees immediately upon their election;
moneys to be levied by the association from its members or otherwise only with the consent in writing, given generally or on a specific occasion, by the employer and by the Commissioner;
the employer and the Commander of the Auxiliary Police Force concerned to be given notice of all meetings of the association and of its committees and to be provided with copies of the minutes of all such meetings;
the employer or the Commissioner to be empowered to summon a general meeting of the association or a committee meeting or a sub-committee meeting by giving in writing 7 days notice thereof or such shorter notice as may be provided in the rules of the association;
the employer, the Commissioner or the Commander of the Auxiliary Police Force concerned to be empowered, at their discretion, to attend any meeting and to be heard;
any rules of the association to be amended as the employer or the Commissioner may direct; and
such other matters as may be necessary for the proper working of the association.
—(1) The Commissioner, after consultation with the employer of an Auxiliary Police Force, may by notice in writing, direct the employer to dissolve any auxiliary police association of that Auxiliary Police Force if ––
the association has contravened these Regulations or its own rules;
in his opinion, the association does not represent the rank of auxiliary police officers for which it was established; or
in his opinion, the association is acting or being used in any manner prejudicial to the interests, good order or discipline of the Auxiliary Police Force.
(2) Where an auxiliary police association has been dissolved pursuant to a direction under paragraph (1), any person who, on the date of the dissolution, was an office-bearer of that association shall, for a period of 2 years starting from such date, be disqualified, except with the written permission of the Commissioner, from being elected as an office-bearer of any auxiliary police association (whether or not of the same Auxiliary Police Force) or to act as such an office-bearer.
15. Any auxiliary police association aggrieved by the decision of the Commissioner under regulation 14 may, within 30 days of the decision, appeal in writing to the Minister whose decision shall be final.
—(1) Any representation by an auxiliary police association affecting its members shall be made in writing to the Commander of the Auxiliary Police Force concerned, who shall consider the representation and take such action thereon, which may include reference to the employer of that Force or to the Commissioner or to both, as he thinks fit.
(2) The Commander of the Auxiliary Police Force shall inform the association of his action and, if the association so requests, shall forward to the employer of that Force or to the Commissioner or to both, a report together with any written representation made to him by the association.
(3) In any case where the committee or representatives of an auxiliary police association are required to attend a meeting with, or are permitted to make oral representations to, the Minister or officers of the Government, the employer and the Commissioner shall be entitled, either themselves or by representatives as they may decide, to be present and to be heard.
17. No committee or sub-committee of an auxiliary police association shall conduct the business of an auxiliary police association during normal duty hours unless the Commander of the Auxiliary Police Force concerned grants prior permission to do so.