(1) This section applies for the purposes of section 42.
(2) “Chief officer” means—
(a) in relation to an appointment under a relevant Act, the chief officer of police for the police force to which the appointment relates;
(b) in relation to any other appointment, the person under whose direction and control the body of constables or other persons to which the appointment relates is;
(c) in relation to a constable or other person under the direction and control of a chief officer of police, that chief officer of police;
(d) in relation to any other constable or any other person, the person un
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