[49A Application to police of section 44 and related provisions]
[49A Application to police of section 44 and related provisions]

[(1)     For the purposes of section 44, and of sections 48 and 49 so far as relating to that section, the holding, otherwise than under a contract of employment, of the office of constable or an appointment as police cadet shall be treated as employment by the relevant officer under a contract of employment.

[(2)     In this section “the relevant officer”, in relation to—

(a)     a person holding the office of constable, or

(b)     a person holding an appointment as a police cadet,