Cook Islands Police Regulations 1947

  • revoked
  • Cook Islands Police Regulations 1947: revoked, on 20 September 2007, by section 7(2) of the Cook Islands Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 49).

Reprint
as at 20 September 2007

Cook Islands Police Regulations 1947

(SR 1947/132)

  • Cook Islands Police Regulations 1947: revoked, on 20 September 2007, by section 7(2) of the Cook Islands Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 49).


Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

These regulations are administered in the Department of Island Territories.


PURSUANT to the Cook Islands Act 1915, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council doth hereby make the following regulations.

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  • These regulations may be cited as the Cook Islands Police Regulations 1947.

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  • A medal for long service and good conduct may be awarded to every officer of police who completes a period of fourteen years' service, or periods of service amounting in the aggregate to fourteen years, provided that for the last three years of such service no entry has been made on his defaulter's sheet.

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  • Any officer of police who has been awarded the Long-service and Good-conduct Medal may be granted a clasp to the medal for each period of eight years served subsequent to the period for which the medal was granted, provided that during any such period of service no entry has been made on his defaulter's sheet within three years immediately before the completion of such period, and that the officer in charge of the district in which the member is serving has certified that the applicant for the clasp has discharged his general police duties in an efficient manner during the period of service under review. The clasp shall be attached to the riband by which the medal is suspended and have the period for which it is awarded engraved thereon.

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  • The medal and clasps shall be of silver and shall be of such design as the Governor-General shall approve, and the riband shall be of such colours and material as the Governor-General may approve.

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  • The Long-service and Good-conduct Medal shall be worn on the left breast of the tunic between the first and second button from the bottom of the collar. It shall be worn in a horizontal line suspended from a bar (of which the buckle is not to be seen) or stitched to the garment. The near edge of the riband of the medal should be about 2 in from the opening of the tunic, jacket, or frock. The riband is not to exceed 1 in in length unless the number of clasps requires it to be longer.

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  • The medal will not be worn on patrol jackets or frocks; riband only will be permitted. The riband will be half an inch in length and will be sewn on to the material of the jacket or frock, or worn on a bar in a similar position to that indicated for wearing the medal.

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  • A miniature medal may be worn with mess dress and evening dress in the presence of members of the Royal Family, or of His Excellency the Governor-General, or of the Resident Commissioner, and on public or official occasions.

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  • The medal and riband will be worn after decorations granted by the Sovereign and British war medals.

WO HARVEY,

Clerk of the Executive Council.

Issued under the authority of the Regulations Act 1936.

Date of notification in Gazette: 18th day of September, 1947.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Cook Islands Police Regulations 1947. It incorporates all the amendments to the Cook Islands Police Regulations 1947 as at 20 September 2007. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 3 September 2007. Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions are also included, after the Principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
  • This eprint has not been officialised. For more information about officialisation, please see "Making online legislation official" under "Status of legislation on this site" in the About section of this website.

3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint
(most recent first)
  • Cook Islands Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 49): section7(2)