The Private Security Industry Act 2001
The Private Security Industry Act 2001 outlines a system for the statutory regulation of the private security industry.
You can read the full text of the Act here. Please note that this is the published version as at 2001. Other changes to our primary legislation may occur from time-to-time in Commencement Orders or other statutory instruments.
The Act is broken down into a number of Sections and two Schedules:
Sections 1-2: Establishing the SIA
Sections 3-6: Licence Requirement
Sections 7-12: Licensing Functions of the SIA
Section 13: Local Authorities
Sections 14-18: Approved Contractor Scheme
Sections 19-22: Entry, Inspection and Demands for Information
Sections 23-26: Supplemental Matters
Schedule 1: Constitution of the SIA
Schedule 2: Licensable Activities
Other Statutory Instruments
Repeals and Revocations
Direction under Section 2(1) of the Private Security Industry Act 2001 Regarding the Approved Contractor Scheme (download size: 751kb)
Other Primary Legislation
Other legislation may amend the Private Security Industry Act 2001.
Relevant Case Law