Policing Act 2008

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10 Roles of others acknowledged

(1)

It is acknowledged that important and valuable roles in the performance of the functions of the Police are played by—

(a)

public agencies or bodies (for example, certain departments of State, and local authorities); and

(b)

the holders of certain statutory offices (for example, Māori wardens); and

(c)

parts of the private sector (for example, the private security industry).

(2)

It is also acknowledged that it is often appropriate, or necessary, for the Police to perform some of its functions in co-operation with individual citizens, or agencies or bodies other than the Police.