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Part I.-- Internal.
Rules and Regulations for the Maintenance of the Internal Discipline and Efficiency of the Constabulary Force.
I.--DUTIES AND POWERS OF PARTICULAR MEMBERS OF THE FORCE.
Superintendent, Inspector, or Officer in charge of District,
1. General Duties of Superintendent.
2. Of Sub-Inspector, or Second in Command.
3. To watch over and report conduct of Men;
4. And Breaches of Discipline, &c.:
5. To make himself acquainted with their character, &c.
6. Power of Inspector, or Sub-Inspector, as to suspension or dismissal of Constables.
7. This power how to be exercised in distant Stations.
8. The Inspector, &c, to take care that Members of the Force are made acquainted with Ordinances of New Zealand, &c, affecting their duties.
9. General Duty of Sergeant:
10. To require respectful conduct in the Men;
11. And prevent religious or political discussions.
12. Constable's general behaviour.
13. Amount of Education required of him.
14. Qualifications for Sergeant.
17. Strict obedience requisite.
18. Constables time and abilities due to Public Service.
19. Perfect Sobriety necessary.
20. And cordiality towards other Members of Force.
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II.--PROHIBITIONS AND PENALTIES.
21. No Members of Force to take Money;
22. Nor to engage in Trade.
23. Constable not to marry with permission.
24. Not to meddle in public Politics or Religion;
25. Nor with Elections.
26. Nor to write to public Newspapers.
27. Other offences with the foregoing
28. To be punishable with dismissal.
29. Inspector not bound to assign cause of dismissal.
30. Offences punishable with suspension, fine, or dismissal.
31. Complaints how to be made.
32. Groundless complaints.
IV.--REGULATIONS RESPECTING VARIOUS DETAILS OF THE SERVICE.
Books, Reports, and Pay List.
33. Books to be kept.
34. Weekly Report.
35. Pay Lists.
Proceedings on entering the Service.
36. Oath to be taken.
37. Form of Oath.
38. Period of Service.
39. Certificate of Health.
Provision, Wear, and Disposal of Dress and Accoutrements.
40. Clothing to be provided by Constable.
41. Great Coat, Arms, and Accoutrements, by Government.
42. Uniform when to be worn.
43. When to be delivered up.
44. Deduction for improper usage.
Drill and Salutes.
45. Marching Drill to be taught.
46. Magistrates, &c, to be saluted.
47. Station Houses to be kept clean.
48. Rule as to Cooking, and entering Charges.
49. As to leaving Station.
50. And admission of Visitors.
51. Gambling, &c, prohibited.
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Part II. -- External.
Rules, Regulations, and Instructions for the Guidance of the Constabulary Force in their relations with the Public.
I.--SPECIAL DUTIES OF OFFICERS.
Superintendent, Inspector, or Officer in command.
52. Superintendent, &c, to acquire knowledge of District and its Inhabitants.
53. Personally to visit scenes, of crime.
54. Officer of District immediately to report breaches of the Peace, &c.
55. To acquire knowled of legal evidence.
56. To be diligent in procuring it.
57. To report outrages, &c, to superior officer.
II.--DUTIES AND POWERS OF CONSTABLES--CONTAINING A SUMMARY OF THE CHIEF DUTIES PRESCRIBED BY BRITISH LAW.
GENERAL RULES AS TO THE CHARACTER AND CONDUCT OF CONSTABLES.
58. Constable to require knowledge of his section and its inhabitants.
59. To be uniformly courteous.
60. To avoid altercations and irritating language.
61. To keep his temper and never resent insults.
62. Great forbearance necessary in dealing with Aboriginal Natives.
DUTIES WITH RESPECT TO BREACHES OF THE LAW.
63. As to duties already prescribed by law.
64. Constable to acquire knowledge thereof.
65. Principal Felonies.
66. Minor Offences.
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OFFENCES UNDER COGNIZANCE OF CONSTABLE AT TIME OF COMMISSION--WHERE ARREST MAY BE MADE.
Felonies, Burglaries, Thefts, &c.
67. Constable to prevent Crime.
68. To arrest
69. Persons threatening destruction to Life or Property.
70. Intending to break into houses, or feloniously use offensive weapons.
71. Or actually committing, or charged with having committed Felony.
72. Or reasonably suspected of having done so.
73. Or carrying goods apparently stolen.
74. Constable how to judge of intention to commit crime.
75. Constable will be protected in arrests honestly made.
Affrays, Assaults, and Breaches of the Peace.
76. Not to interfere in verbal quarrels.
77. Not to arrest persons for mere abuse.
78. Breaches of the Peace committed in sight of the Constable.
79. When not committed in his sight, Constable how to proceed.
80. Persons forcibly entering the houses of others.
81. Any one opposing Constable may be arrested.
Vagrants and minor Offenders, Persons Drunk, or Insane.
82. Persons indecently exposing themselves, &c.
83. Or gambling or tippling in streets.
84. Or insane persons, &c, wandering at large.
85. Drunken persons.
RULES AS TO THE MODE AND POWERS OF EFFECTING ARRESTS.
86. Persons present bound to aid Constable in making arrests, if requisite.
87. Constable may break doors in extreme cases, to secure felons.
88. Also to prevent felony, in cases of absolute necessity.
89. In cases of intended breach of Peace, Constable may break doors after notice given.
90. Also to arrest escaped prisoners.
91. Constable may enter to search for stolen goods with a warrant.
92. How to proceed with respect to searching.
93. Under warrant may break doors after due notice.
94. Constable bound strictly by warrant.
95. And must execute it himself, and not part with it.
96. Disposal of prisoner when arrested.
INVESTIGATION OF CRIME WHERE DELINQUENT HAS ESCAPED--MEASURES TO BE TAKEN FOR PROCURING AND PRESERVING EVIDENCE.
97. Constables to enquire into reported Monies
98. To take measures to secure criminal.
99. To inform superior Officer, and continue investigation.
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100. Every Constable of whatever district to repair to scenes of aggravated crimes, &c.
101. And take note of traces of criminal.
102. What to be done in cases of persons found dead.
103. Dress of delinquent to be preserved, &c.
TREATMENT AND DISPOSAL OF PRISONERS.
104. Prisoners to be searched.
105. And their property to be retained by Constable..
106. Record of such property to be kept.
107. Receipt for it, if restored, to be given.
108. Other property to be given in charge to Gaol-keeper.
109. Prisoner in Lock-up to be provided with food.
110. Constable to manage his own case.
111. Until finally disposed of.
III.--REGULATIONS ON MISCELLANEOUS SUBJECTS.
Public Houses, Street Nuisances, Fires.
112. Public Houses--Constable not to enter them except on duty.
113. To take no liquor without paying at the time.
114. To report any thing offensive in street.
115. How to act in cases of Fire.
General Instructions respecting Breaches of Ordinances of New Zealand and New Munster.
116. New Zealand Ordinances to which the attention of the Police is to be particularly given.
117. New Munster Ordinances, &c.
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