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Police Complaints Commissioner

Applications sought for Police Complaints Commissioner post

Applications are welcome for the role of Police Complaints Commissioner to be appointed by His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor, after consultation with the Department of Home Affairs, in accordance with Schedule 1 of the Police Act 1993.

The Police Complaints Commissioner is responsible for carrying out the statutory functions set out in Schedule 1 of the Police Act 1993, including:

  • Supervising the investigation of formal complaints against the Isle of Man Constabulary;
  • Providing guidance on investigation of informal and formal complaints;
  • Reporting findings to the Chief Constable and advising on disciplinary matters; and
  • Reporting annually on their performance to the Department;

The successful candidate will be legally qualified and/or have worked in a legal or regulatory environment. In addition, a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Manx law and experience of ensuring compliance with legislative requirements will be beneficial.

The Police Complaints Commissioner is appointed by His Excellency The Lieutenant Governor for a period of three years, with the ability to re-apply for the position.

Further details, including how to apply, can be found in the information pack and application form in the downloadable documents section of this page.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on 2 October 2022. A provisional interview date has been set for 12 October 2022.

If you have any questions about the post or would like to discuss in more detail, please contact Sam McCauley, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Department of Home Affairs, on +44 1624 694311.

Regulation of Surveillance Commissioner

Applications sought for Regulation of Surveillance Commissioner post

Applications are welcome for the role of Regulation of Surveillance Commissioner to be appointed by the Department of Home Affairs, in accordance with the provisions of section 28 of the Regulation of Surveillance Act Etc. 2006.

The Regulation of Surveillance Commissioner will be responsible for carrying out the functions set out in the Act, namely scrutinising and approving authorisations for surveillance, cancelling authorisations where necessary and reviewing the exercise and performance of the powers and duties conferred or imposed under the Act.

The successful candidate will have worked in a legal environment and/or be legally qualified for the position of Regulation of Surveillance Commissioner. In addition, a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Manx law and experience of ensuring compliance with legislative requirements will be beneficial.

The Regulation of Surveillance Commissioner will be in position for a period of three years and will be eligible to re-apply for the position.

Further details, including how to apply, can be found in the information pack and application form in the downloadable documents section of this page.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on 2 October 2022. A provisional interview date has been set for 26 October 2022.

If you have any questions about the post or would like to discuss in more detail, please contact Sam McCauley, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Department of Home Affairs, on +44 1624 694311.

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