[86A Application of sections 85 and 86 to investigations by the Police Ombudsman]
[86A Application of sections 85 and 86 to investigations by the Police Ombudsman]

[(1)     Sections 85 and 86 apply in relation to an investigation by an officer of the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland with the following modifications.

(2)     References in sections 85(2) and (3) and 86(1) to an officer shall be read as references to an officer of the Ombudsman.

(3)     Section 85(4) has effect as if for the words from “an officer who” to the end there were substituted “the Ombudsman”.

(4)     Section 85(5) has effect as if for “An officer” there were substituted “The Ombudsman”.

(4)     Section 85(7) does not apply.

(6)     Section 86(3) has effect as if for “An officer of the rank of superintendent or above” there were substituted “A senior officer of the Ombudsman”.