GPS Act: Section – 31 – Calling Out For Active Service

GPS Act: Section – 31 – Calling Out For Active Service

POLICE SERVICE ACT – 1970 (ACT 350)

Section – 31 – Calling Out for Active Service.

(1) In case of actual or apprehended public disorder, the Prime Minister acting in accordance with the advice of the Cabinet may call out the Volunteer Police Reserve or any of its members for active service.

(2) The Minister may authorise the Inspector-General of Police to call out the Reserve or any part thereof for active service, for such periods and for the performance of such duties as the Inspector-General of Police considers necessary for the maintenance of law and order, the control of traffic or crowds or otherwise for the assistance of members of the Police Service:

Provided that the period for which any member may be called out under this subsection shall not exceed fourteen days.

(3) The superior police officer in charge of a police region or division may call out the Reserve or any of its members within the region or division for active service:

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