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POLICE SERVICE ADMINISTRATION REGULATION 2016

- Made under the Police Service Administration Act 1990
- As at 1 March 2024
- Reg 44 of 2016

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Short title
   2.      Commencement
   3.      Definitions

   PART 2 - OATH AND AFFIRMATION

           Division 1 - Police officers

   4.      Oath of office—Act, s 3.3
   5.      Affirmation of office—Act, s 3.3
   6.      Oath or affirmation

           Division 2 - Protective services officers

   6A.     Oath of office—Act, s 5.22
   6B.     Affirmation of office—Act, s 5.22
   6C.     Oath or affirmation

   PART 3 - COMMISSIONER’S RESPONSIBILITIES

   7.      Particular matters within scope of prescribed responsibility

   PART 4 - OFFICERS TO BE FAMILIAR WITH ACT ETC.

   8.      Officers to be familiar with Act etc.

   PART 5 - PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL

   9.      Performance appraisal of officers

   PART 6 - VACANCIES, PROMOTIONS AND TRANSFERS

   10.     Vacancies to be advertised
   11.     Re-advertising vacancies
   12.     Part-time employment
   13.     Transfers that need not be on the basis of merit
   14.     How to apply for appointment
   15.     Commissioner may require applicant who is an officer to be examined or assessed
   16.     Promotion—integrity
   17.     Promotion—complaint against officer
   18.     Selection panel
   19.     Notice of appointments to police officer positions and transfers, promotions, demotions and dismissals

   PART 7 - RESIGNATION, RETIREMENT AND WITHDRAWAL OF SERVICES

   20.     How non-contract officer may resign
   21.     Minimum retirement age
   22.     Withdrawal of services

   PART 8 - CONTINUOUS SERVICE

   23.     Calculation of continuous service

   PART 9 - RANKS

   24.     Ranks of officers—Act, s 5.1
   24A.    Ranks of protective services officers—Act, s 5.20

   PART 10 - AWARDS

   25.     Valour Medal
   26.     Silver Bar to Valour Medal
   27.     Other awards
   28.     Wearing of awards
   29.     Design and style of awards
   30.     Awards may be made for conduct that happened before or after commencement of Act

   PART 11 - REVIEW OF DECISIONS

           Division 1 - Preliminary

   31.     Object of pt 11
   32.     Definitions for pt 11

           Division 2 - Additional decision open to review

   33.     Additional decision open to review

           Division 3 - Application for review

   34.     How to apply for review—Act, s 9.4
   35.     Appointment of secretary to review commissioners and written notice to parties of application

           Division 4 - Conduct of review

   36.     Functions of review commissioner
   37.     Review commissioner not to act for particular applications
   38.     Practice and procedure on a review
   39.     Representation of officer who made decision
   40.     Prohibition on disclosure for a review
   41.     Withdrawal of application for review
   42.     Frivolous or vexatious application for review

           Division 5 - Stay of transfer if officer must change place of residence

   43.     Commissioner to stay transfer if officer must change place of residence

           Division 6 - Conclusion of review

   44.     Conclusion of review

           Division 7 - Other provisions about review commissioners

   45.     Review commissioner dies or is incapable of completing review
   46.     Remuneration and allowances of review commissioner

   PART 12 - ALCOHOL TESTS

           Division 1 - Random alcohol tests

   47.     When random alcohol test may be conducted without approval of commissioner or deputy commissioner
   48.     Period within which to conduct random alcohol test

           Division 2 - Arranging alcohol tests

   49.     ADT coordinator and group coordinators
   50.     ADT coordinator to notify group coordinator of group’s selection
   51.     Authorised person to consult with ADT coordinator before requiring particular test
   52.     When and where relevant person may be recalled to duty for alcohol test

           Division 3 - Procedure for alcohol test and reporting test result

   53.     Sufficient specimen of breath for testing
   54.     Claim that alcohol is present in mouth
   55.     Breath testing instruments
   56.     Authorised person must report test result

           Division 4 - Other matters

   57.     Form of commissioner’s or deputy commissioner’s approval about submission to random alcohol test

   PART 13 - TARGETED SUBSTANCE TESTS

           Division 1 - Arranging targeted substance tests

   58.     Authorised person to consult with ADT coordinator before requiring particular test
   59.     Deciding time and place for targeted substance test on operative
   60.     When and where relevant person may be recalled to duty for targeted substance test

           Division 2 - Procedure for targeted substance test and reporting test result

   61.     Relevant person to advise details of medication etc.
   62.     If relevant person claims to be unable to provide specimen because of a medical condition
   63.     Water may be drunk if relevant person claims to be unable to immediately provide urine specimen
   64.     Requirements about collecting and dealing with urine or saliva specimens—Act, s 5A.14
   65.     Advice by commissioner to relevant person of test result

   PART 14 - SELF-REPORTING FOR COUNSELLING OR REHABILITATION IN RELATION TO ALCOHOL OR DRUG USE

   66.     Agreements about counselling or rehabilitation

   PART 15 - EXCHANGE OF POLICING INFORMATION

   67.     Approved agencies—Act, s 10.2G
   68.     Approved information—Act, s 10.2G
   69.     Law enforcement agencies—Act, s 10.2G

   PART 16 - EXCHANGE OF CRIMINAL HISTORY FOR PARTICULAR EMPLOYMENT SCREENING

   70.     Interstate screening units—Act, s 10.2S

   PART 17 - MISCELLANEOUS

   71.     Queensland Police Gazette
   72.     External service providers

   PART 18 - REPEALS AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

           Division 1 - Repeals

   73.     (Repealed)
   74.     Regulations repealed

           Division 2 - Transitional provisions for Police Service Administration Regulation 2016

   74A.    Definition for division
   75.     Existing vacancies advertised but not filled
   76.     Existing ADA State coordinator
   77.     References to ADA State coordinator
   78.     Existing agreement between commissioner and member of the service for counselling or rehabilitation services
   79.     Existing agreement between PSBA chief operating officer and relevant PSBA employee for counselling or rehabilitation services
   80.     References to repealed regulations

           Division 3 - Transitional provision for Weapons and Other Legislation Amendment Regulation 2017

   81.     Former Queensland Police Service Valour Award is taken to be Valour Medal
           SCHEDULE 1
           SCHEDULE 2
           SCHEDULE 3


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