Reference of South Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel
To review the draft police and crime
plan, or draft variation, given to the Police and Crime Panel (the
Panel) by the Police and Crime Commissioner (the Commissioner). The
Panel must make a report or recommendations on the draft plan or
variation to the Commissioner.
To review the annual report produced in
accordance with s12 of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility
Act 2011 (the Act) and make a report or recommendations on the
report to the Commissioner. The Panel is to arrange a public
meeting at which they ask the Commissioner questions, as
appropriate, on the annual report.
To hold a confirmation hearing and
review, make a report and recommendation in respect of proposed
senior appointments made by the Commissioner. These appointments
(a) the Commissioner’s Chief
(b) the Commissioner’s Chief
(c) a Deputy Commissioner; and
(d) the Chief Constable.
To make recommendations to the Police and
Crime Commissioner with regard to any
proposal by the Commissioner to suspend the Chief
5. To review and make a report and
recommendations (as necessary) on the proposed precept. The Panel
has the power to veto the proposed precept.
6. To review or scrutinise decisions
made, or other action taken, by the Commissioner in connection with
the discharge of the Commissioner’s functions.
7. To make reports or recommendations to
the Commissioner with respect to the discharge of the
8. To support the effective exercise of
the functions of the Commissioner.
9. To fulfil functions in relation to
complaints about conduct matters, in accordance with the
responsibilities accorded to the Panel by the Act.
appoint an Acting Commissioner if necessary.
suspend the Commissioner if it appears to the Panel that the
Commissioner has been charged with a relevant offence (as defined
by the Act).
exercise any other functions conferred on the Panel under the Act,