CHAPTER 117 - ZAMBIA POLICE RESERVE ACT: SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

Application of the Zambia Police Act to the Reserve

Zambia Police Reserve Regulations

APPLICATION OF THE ZAMBIA POLICE ACT TO THE RESERVE POLICE OFFICERS

[Section 11]

[Order by the Minister]

SI 211of 1966.

The following sections of the Zambia Police Act shall apply to all Reserve police officers when undergoing training or when called upon to perform duties or when called out for service—

Sections 3, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30 (1) (except paragraphs (d) (v) and (n)), 36, 39, 46, 58, 59, 60 and 61.

ZAMBIA POLICE RESERVE REGULATIONS

[Section 14]

[Re-denominate the currency as stipulated under S 4 of Re-denomination Act, 8 of 2012, read with Bank of Zambia Act, 43 of 1996.]

Arrangement of Regulations

   Regulation

PART I
PRELIMINARY

   1.   Title

   2.   Interpretation

PART II
ORGANISATION

   3.   Organisation

   4.   Ranks and establishment

PART III
ENROLMENT, RELEASE AND RE-ENGAGEMENT

   5.   Application for enrolment

   6.   Enrolment

   7.   Promotion and reduction in rank

   8.   Change of residence

   9.   Resignation

   10.   Re-engagement

   11.   Retention of services

   12.   Delivery up of arms, etc.

PART IV
DISCIPLINE

   13.   Offences

PART V
TRAINING

   14.   Inspector-General to control training

   15.   Exemption from annual training

PART VI
PAY AND ALLOWANCES

   16.   Rate of pay and allowances

PART VII
GENERAL MANAGEMENT OF RESERVE

   17.   Care of arms, etc.

   18.   Control of expenditure

   19.   Loss of documents

   20.   Report of injury or death

   21.   Compensation for injury or death

   22.   Revocation and savings

      FIRST SCHEDULE

      SECOND SCHEDULE

Act 26 of 1985,

Act 13 of 1994,

SI 198 of 1966,

SI 331 of 1968.

[Regulations by the Minister]

PART I
PRELIMINARY

1.   Title

These Regulations may be cited as the Zambia Police Reserve Regulations.

2.   Interpretation

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires—

“application form” means Form 1 set out in the First Schedule;

“District Commandant” means a Reserve police officer appointed by the Inspector-General to be in charge of the Reserve police officers in any District;

“Divisional Commandant” means a superior officer appointed by the Inspector-General to be in charge of the Reserve police officers in any police division;

“divisional commander of police” means a superior police officer appointed by the Inspector-General to be in charge of a police division, or, if no such officer has been appointed in relation to any such division, the Inspector-General appoint on secondment such police officer.

“superior officer” means a Reserve police officer of or above the rank of Reserve Assistant Superintendent.

“the Force” means the Zambia Police Force as constituted under the provisions of the Zambia Police Act.

[Am by Act 26 of 1985.]

PART II
ORGANISATION

3.   Organisation

   (1) Subject to the provisions of these Regulations, the organisation of the Reserve shall correspond to the organisation of the Force throughout Zambia.

   (2) The Inspector-General may—

      (a)   appoint on secondment such police officer to the Reserve as he may consider necessary for the proper administration and control of the Reserve;

      (b)   appoint Reserve police officers to the ranks set forth in regulation 4 to such numbers as may from time to time be approved in accordance with the provisions of the said regulation;

      (c)   appoint a superior officer to be a Divisional Commandant;

      (d)   appoint a Reserve police officer to be a District Commandant.

   (3) A Divisional Commandant shall be responsible to the Inspector-General, and a District Commandant shall be responsible to the Divisional Commandant of the police division in which his District is situated:

Provided that, when the Reserve is called out in accordance with the provisions of section 9 of the Act, the Reserve in each police division shall come under the command of the local divisional commander of police who may authorise officers commanding police districts or officers in charge of police stations situated within his divisional area to take command of those Reserve police officers called out for duty at police formations under their immediate command.

   (4) The Inspector-General may confer upon a District Commandant, being a superior officer, for such limited periods as may be deemed necessary all or any of the powers of a Divisional Commandant.

[Am by Act 26 of 1985.]

4.   Ranks and establishment

   (1) The Reserve shall consist of such numbers as may from time to time be approved by the Minister of the following ranks–

Reserve 

Equivalent rank
in the Force 

   (a)   Superior officers— 

      Reserve Senior Superintendent    . .      . . 

Senior Superintendent 

      Reserve Superintendent   . .   . .      . . 

Superintendent 

      Reserve Assistant Superintendent    . .      . . 

Assistant Superintendent 

   (b)   Reserve police officers other than superior officers— 

      Reserve Chief Inspector    . .   . .   . .   . . 

Chief Inspector 

      Reserve Inspector   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . . 

Inspector 

      Reserve Sub-Inspector    . .   . .   . .    

Sub-Inspector 

      Reserve Sergeant   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . . 

Sergeant 

      Reserve Constable   . .   . .   . .   . .   . . 

Constable

   (2) Subject to any special directions of the Inspector-General Reserve police officers shall, when serving with the Force, rank as the junior of police officers of the equivalent rank in the Force.

   (3) The precedence of superior officers of the same rank in the Reserve shall be determined among themselves by the order in which their names appear in the Reserve Orders of the Force periodically published by the Inspector-General.

[Am by Act 26 of 1985.]

PART III
ENROLMENT, RELEASE AND RE-ENGAGEMENT

5.   Application for enrolment

   (1) Every applicant for enrolment as a Reserve police officer shall complete, in duplicate, Part I of an application form which shall be in the Form 1 set out in the First Schedule.

   (2) Every applicant referred to in sub-regulation (1) shall then be examined by a medical practitioner nominated by the Inspector-General or by a medical practitioner of his choice who shall enter the result of such examination in Part II of the application form.

   (3) Where the applicant aforesaid is examined by a medical practitioner nominated by the Inspector-General no charge shall be borne by the applicant for such examination but where such applicant is examined by a medical practitioner of his own choice the applicant shall bear the cost of such examination.

[Am by Act 26 of 1985.]

6.   Enrolment

   (1) The Inspector-General may, in his absolute discretion, refuse to permit an applicant to enrol without assigning any reason therefor.

   (2) On enrolment every applicant shall complete Part III of the application form.

   (3) Any declaration under section 7 of the Act may be made before a superior officer.

[Am by Act 26 of 1985.]

7.   Promotion and reduction in rank

   (1) A Divisional Commandant may, on the recommendation of a District Commandant, promote any Reserve police officer to a rank other than the rank of a superior officer.

   (2) The Inspector-General may, on the written recommendation of a divisional commander of police or a Divisional Commandant, reduce in rank any Reserve police officer.

[Am by Act 26 of 1985.]

8.   Change of residence

A reserve police officer who changes his place of residence or who leaves his place of residence for a period of longer than one week shall forthwith report in writing to his District Commandant stating the address of his new place of residence or, as the case may be, his address during his absence and the dates between which he proposes to be absent.

9.   Resignation

   (1) A Reserve police officer may be released or discharged for any of the following causes, and by the officer shown in the second column hereto:

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Cause of release or discharge 

Competent officer to
release or discharge 

1.   Termination of engagement   . .   . .   . .   . . 

Divisional Commandant 

2.   Conduct unsatisfactory   . .   . .   . .   . . 

Inspector-General 

3.   Not likely to become an efficient Reserve police officer    

Inspector-General 

4.   Disobedience to orders   . .   . .   . .   . . 

Inspector-General 

5.   His services being no longer required   . .   . . 

Inspector-General 

6.   Having made a false answer on enrolment   . .   . . 

Divisional Commandant 

7.   Having been irregularly enrolled   . .   . .   . . 

Divisional Commandant 

8.   Medically unfit   . .   . .   . .   . .   . . 

Divisional Commandant 

9.   Having been convicted by a Court of an offence involving moral turpitude 

Inspector-General 

10.   Recommendation in that behalf by a divisional commander of police   . .   . .   . .   . . 

Inspector-General

Provided that, a Divisional Commandant may be released or discharged only by the Inspector-General.

   (2) In cases other than those specified in this regulation, the Commissioner may order discharge from the Reserve.

[Am by Act 26 of 1985.]

10.   Re-engagement

A Reserve police officer who desires to re-engage shall apply during the three months prior to the expiration of his current term of service or within such time as the District Commandant may, in any particular case, allow and at the time of making such application shall make a declaration on Form 2 set out in the First Schedule. Such officer may, if the person authorised to re-engage him thinks fit, be required to be re-examined by a medical practitioner nominated by the Commissioner or, at the request of the officer, by a private medical practitioner, in which case the cost of the examination shall be borne by the officer; and, in the case of any officer so re-examined, if the medical practitioner certifies that such officer is fit for service, he may be re- engaged:

Provided that, every Reserve police officer shall be medically re-examined upon the expiry of each period of four years’ service in the Reserve.

11.   Retention of services

A Reserve police officer whose period of service expires during a state of war or emergency may be retained and his service prolonged for such further period as the Minister may direct.

12.   Delivery up of arms, etc.

On being discharged or released a Reserve police officer shall deliver up in good order, fair wear and tear excepted, all arms, ammunition, clothing and equipment issued to him. A Reserve police officer who, without good and sufficient reason, fails to comply with this regulation shall, in addition to any other penalty, be liable to pay for the property he has failed to deliver up.

PART IV
DISCIPLINE

13.   Offences

   (1) Sub-section (1) of section 30, other than sub-paragraph (v) of paragraph (d) and paragraph (n), of the Zambia Police Act (which specifies offences against discipline) shall apply to Reserve police officers of all ranks as it applies to a police officer below the rank of Assistant Superintendent and, for this purpose, references to a police officer shall be construed as references to a member of the Zambia Police Reserve and references to the Force shall be construed as references to the Zambia Police Reserve.

   (2) The Inspector-General, a divisional commander of police, a Divisional Commandant or a District Commandant, being a superior officer, may inquire into the truth of any charge against a Reserve police officer under Sub-section (1) of section 30 of the Zambia Police Act and may award the following punishments:

      (a)   reprimand; or

      (b)   reduction in rank:

Provided that, a District Commandant, being a superior officer, shall have the power to award a reprimand only.

   (3) Every punishment of reduction in rank awarded by a divisional commander of police or a Divisional Commandant under the provisions of this regulation shall, before it is carried into execution, be reported to the Inspector-General, who may confirm, vary or quash the award:

Provided that, the Inspector-General shall not confirm, vary or quash the award until a period of fourteen days has elapsed subsequent to the award, during which time the Reserve police officer so punished may make such representations to the Inspector-General through the Divisional Commandant, that he may wish.

   (4) In every case where it shall appear to a divisional commander, Divisional Commandant or District Commandant investigating any charge that neither of the punishments specified in sub- regulation (2), by reason of the gravity of the charge or for any other reason, constitutes an adequate punishment, such divisional commander, Divisional Commandant or District Commandant shall defer passing sentence and shall report the proceedings to the Inspector- General. The Inspector-General may return the report for further inquiry, or he may re-hear the case or order the case to be taken before a magistrate.

   (5) Where a Reserve police officer is taken before a magistrate under the provisions of sub- regulation (4), he shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding six hundred penalty units, or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding one month, or to both:

Provided that, no proceedings shall be taken against any Reserve police officer under the provisions of this regulation in respect of any offence for which he has already been punished.

[Am by Act 26 of 1985; 13 of 1994.]

PART V
TRAINING

14.   Inspector-General to control training

The training of the Reserve shall be carried out in accordance with orders made by the Inspector-General.

15.   Exemption from annual training

Every District Commandant may, in his discretion, exempt any Reserve police officer in his District from carrying out the whole or any portion of annual training but every such exemption shall be reported to the Divisional Commandant.

[Am by Act 26 of 1985.]

PART VI
PAY AND ALLOWANCES

16.   Rate of pay and allowances

   (1) Reserve police officers, when undergoing training, or when called upon or called out shall be entitled to pay at the rate set out in the Second Schedule.

   (2) There shall be paid to Reserve police officers such allowances, in respect of travelling or other expenses necessarily incurred in the performance of their duties, as the Inspector-General may, with the approval of the Minister, prescribe.

   (3) Reserve police officers shall be entitled to free medical attention from Government medical officers in respect of injuries sustained or illness contracted on duty. If any question arises as to whether an injury or illness was so sustained or contracted, the decision of the Inspector- General thereon shall be final.

[Am by Act 26 of 1985.]

PART VII
GENERAL MANAGEMENT OF RESERVE

17.   Care of arms, etc.

Arms, ammunition, equipment, clothing and other stores issued to any Reserve police officer shall be used for police purposes only and every Reserve police officer to whom they are issued shall produce them in good condition, fair wear and tear excepted, whenever called upon to do so by an officer authorised so to do by the Inspector-General.

[Am by Act 26 of 1985.]

18.   Control of expenditure

   (1) The Commissioner shall be responsible for all money allotted for the establishment, upkeep and training of the Reserve and such money shall be administered by the Inspector- General.

   (2) Any grant of money by the Inspector-General shall be expended on the particular service for which it is granted, and proper books of account and vouchers dealing with the expenditure thereof shall be kept and shall be available at all times for inspection by the Inspector-General or by the Auditor-General or his duly authorised representative.

   (3) Reserve police officers shall submit to the Inspector-General such accounts and returns connected with the administration and training of the Reserve as the Commissioner may require.

[Am by Act 26 of 1985.]

19.   Loss of documents

Any loss or deficiency in secret or confidential documents shall be reported to the Inspector-General as soon as the loss or deficiency is observed.

[Am by Act 26 of 1985.]

20.   Report of injury or death

Whenever injury to or the death of a Reserve police officer occurs on or arising out of his duty, his Divisional Commandant shall report such fact to the Inspector-General, and give a written report to the Inspector-General of the circumstances under which such injury or death was caused. A medical certificate shall, whenever possible, accompany such report.

[Am by Act 26 of 1985.]

21.   Compensation for injury or death

   (1) The compensation, gratuity or pension payable to a Reserve police officer under sub-section (1), and the pension or allowances payable to the dependants of such officer under sub-section (2) of section 12 of the Act shall be equal to the compensation which would be payable in the circumstances set out in that section under the Workers’ Compensation Act if such officer were a worker within the meaning of such latter Act.

   (2) For the purpose of determining the amount of any compensation, gratuity, pension or allowance payable under this regulation—

      (a)   the monthly earnings of a Reserve police officer shall be deemed to be either his monthly rate of pay as a Reserve police officer at the time of disablement or death or his average monthly earnings during the preceding twelve months in any employment other than as a Reserve police officer, whichever is the greater; and

      (b)   any earnings in excess of two thousand four hundred kwacha a year shall be disregarded.

22.   Revocation and savings

   (1) The Zambia Police Reserve Regulations, under Chapter 39 of the 1964 Edition of the Laws, are hereby revoked.

   (2) Notwithstanding the revocation of the said Zambia Police Reserve Regulations–

      (a)   all persons who were immediately before the commencement of these Regulations enrolled as Reserve police officers of the Zambia Police Reserve shall continue to be Reserve police officers and to hold the same rank and precedence under these Regulations as they held under the Regulations hereby revoked, and all such persons shall be subject to the provisions of these Regulations in so far as those provisions apply to them, and service under the Regulations hereby revoked shall for all purposes be deemed to be service under these Regulations;

      (b)   all appointments, conferments of powers, directions, orders and exemptions made under the Regulations hereby revoked shall continue in force until revoked or replaced under these Regulations and shall be deemed to have been made under these Regulations.

FIRST SCHEDULE

PRESCRIBED FORMS

FORM 1

[Regulations 5 and 6]

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA ZAMBIA POLICE RESERVE APPLICATION FORM

(To be completed in duplicate: Original to the Inspector-General; Duplicate to be retained by District Commandant)

P.R. No. .................................................... Name ..................................................................

District ...................................................... Class ..................................................................

PART I

(To be completed by applicant)

1. What is your—First name(s)...............................................................
Surname......................................................................
}

IN BLOCK CAPITALS

   Tribe ....................................................... Village ..................................................................

   Chief........................................... District .............................................................................

   Postal address......................................................................................................................

      Residential address .........................................................................................................

      Name and address of employer ......................................................................................

      Telephone number: Residential ............................... Business ..................................

2. Where were you born?

   Country ..................................................................................................................................

   Town or district ......................................................................................................................

3. What is your—

      (a)   Present nationality ........................................................................................................

      (b)   Nationality at birth............................................... 

          Mother .......................................... 

          Father .......................................... 

4. What is the date of your birth?..................................... 

          Age................................................

5. What is your profession, trade or calling? ..............................................................................

6. Are you married, widower or single?.......................................................................................

7. Name and address of next of kin.............................................................................................

8. Are you willing to be enrolled for service in the Zambia Police Reserve for the term of two years
   (provided the Minister should so long require your services)? ...............................................

9. What is your religious denomination? .....................................................................................

10. Do you belong to any of the Defence Forces of the Republic? ............................................

   If so, state which unit; and if discharged, cause of discharge ...............................................

11. Are you on the Reserve of any of the Defence Forces of the Republic? .............................

   If so, give full particulars..........................................................................................................

NOTICE

The general conditions of enrolment in the Zambia Police Reserve are as follows-

1. Reserve police officers are required to serve for two years, provided the Minister so long requires their services. At the end of the two years Reserve police officers may re-engage for further service with the Reserve.

2. During their service Reserve police officers will be required to attend such training as the Inspector General of Police may order.

3. Failure to attend, without leave or without reasonable cause or excuse, the full course of training laid down may render a Reserve police officer liable to penalties.

4. The Reserve is divided into two classes, namely Class “A” and Class “B”. On enrolment a Reserve police officer may elect to serve in either Class “A” or Class “B”. During service transfers from one class to the other may be permitted on showing good cause to the satisfaction of the Inspector-General.

Service in Class “A” means that an officer is available to be called on to do police duty, at any time, in his District as well as doing training and being called out for emergency services.

Service in Class “B” means that an officer may be called out for duty in an emergency as well as doing training.

5. The police officer in charge of a Division may call out the whole of the Reserve, or any part of the Reserve, in the Division, for emergency service.

6. If a Reserve police officer’s term of service expires when on emergency service he may be required by the Minister to continue to serve.

7. Reserve police officers are responsible for the delivery up in good condition, when called upon to do so, of all arms, equipment and uniform that have been issued.

8. Further information can be found in the Zambia Police Reserve Act and Regulations.

I, ................................................................................................ do solemnly declare that the above answers made by me to the above questions are true, that I am willing to fulfil the engagement made, and that I have read through and understand the conditions of enrolment set out above.

Signature of Recruit ..................................................

Signature of Witness .................................................

[Am by Act 26 of 1985.]

PART II

(To be filled in by the Medical Practitioner)

Distinctive marks and marks indicating congenital peculiarities or previous disease-

Apparent age .............................................. years ..................................................... months

Height............................................metres ...........................................................centimetres

Weight..............................................................kg.

Chest measurement-

   Girth when fully expanded ............................................................................... centimetres

   Range of expansion ......................................................................................... centimetres

Eyesight.....................................................................................................................................

   I have examined the above-named Recruit and find that he is ............................................

...................................................................................................................................................

...............................................

Medical Practitioner

Date....................................

NOTE.-Further remarks (if any) by the Medical Practitioner should be added below.

PART III

Every Reserve police officer shall on enrolment complete one of the following undertakings-

CLASS A 

CLASS B 

I, ............................................................
do solemnly declare that I will serve in Class “A” of the Zambia Police Reserve, that I will carry out such police duties as I may be required to do by the Inspector-General and such training as may be ordered by the Inspector-General. 

I, .............................................................
do solemnly declare that I will serve in Class “B” of the Zambia Police Reserve, that I will carry out when called upon so to do, during an emergency, such police duties as the Inspector- General or any officer authorised in writing in that behalf by the Inspector-General, may determine; and such training as required by the Inspector-General. 

..................................................................
(Signature of Reserve Police Officer

.................................................................
(Signature of Reserve Police Officer

Declared before me at ..................................
Date ...........................................................
.................................................................. 

Declared before me at..................................
Date...........................................................
.................................................................. 

(Signature of person authorised to enrol Reserve Police Officers 

Signature of person authorised to enrol Reserve Police Officers

PART IV
OATH OF ALLEGIANCE

THE ZAMBIA POLICE RESERVE ACT

[Section 7]

(a) I, .................................................................................................................................. do *swear/solemnly and sincerely declare and affirm that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to the President of the Republic of Zambia, that during my service with the Zambia Police Reserve I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of Zambia, as by law established, and will obey all lawful orders of the President and of all officers placed over me and will subject myself to all Acts, Orders or Regulations relating to the Reserve.

Signature or thumprint of Reserve Police Officer............................................

*Sworn
Declare
Affirmed
} at ..........................................this .................................... day of ............................................., 19.................

Before me...............................................................................................................................

(Signature of Magistrate or appropriate Police Officer)

(b) I, ..............................................................................................................................

do solemnly and sincerely declare that I will give faithful service while I remain a member of the Zambia Police Reserve, and that I will obey all lawful orders of the President and of all officers placed over me, and will subject myself to all Acts, Orders or Regulations relating to the Reserve.

....................................................................................

(Signature or thumbprint of Reserve Police Officer)

*Declared
Affirmed} 

at ...........................................this .................................... day of ............................................., 19.................

Before me..............................................................................................................................

(Signature of Magistrate or appropriate Police Officer)

[Am by Act 13 of 1994.]

*Delete whichever is inapplicable

FORM 2

[Regulation 10]

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA ZAMBIA POLICE RESERVE

DECLARATION TO BE MADE BY A RESERVE POLICE OFFICER ON RE-ENGAGEMENT FOR THE RESERVE

THE ZAMBIA POLICE RESERVE ACT

[Section 8]

I, (No.).................................Rank.............................Name.......................................................

at present serving in the......................................................District of Zambia Police Reserve,

enrolled on the................................................................................ hereby agree to re-engage

for a period of two years, and do declare that I will continue faithfully to serve the President for such further period in the Zambia Police Reserve, provided the Minister should so long require my services.

..............................................................................

Signature of Reserve Police Officer

Declared before me at..........................................   Date ............................................. 19........

..............................................................................

Signature of person authorised to enrol
Reserve Police Officer

I certify that I have examined this person and in my opinion he does not suffer from any disability or ailment likely to interfere with the efficient performance of his duties, and he is fit for general police service.

..............................................................................

Signature of Medical Officer

Place ..............................................................      Date .......................... 19.......

SECOND SCHEDULE

[Regulation 16]

PAY AND ALLOWANCES

PART I
TRAINING ALLOWANCES

Remuneration for Reserve police officers shall be at the rates and subject to the conditions set out below:

Rank 

Period 

Reserve Senior Superintendent   . .   . .   . .   . .   . . 

per annum 

360.00 

Reserve Superintendent   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . . 

per annum 

300.00 

Reserve Assistant Superintendent (if appointed District
Commandant)      . .      . .   . .   . .      . .   . .   . . 

per annum 

240.00 

Reserve Assistant Superintendent (other)   . .   . .   . . 

per annum 

120.00 

Reserve Chief Inspector   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . . 

per hour 

1.10 

Reserve Inspector      . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . . 

per hour 

1.00 

Reserve Sub-Inspector      . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . . 

per hour 

0.50 

Reserve Sergeant      . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . . 

per hour 

0.35 

Reserve Constable      . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . . 

per hour 

0.20

Provided that, when a Reserve police officer below the rank of Reserve Assistant Superintendent is appointed a District Commandant, he shall receive an allowance of K120 per annum.

PART II
WHEN CALLED OUT ON DUTY OTHER THAN TRAINING

1. (1) Subject to the provisions of sub-paragraph (2), when a Reserve police officer who is employed by another person is called out on duty in such a manner and on such a day that he is unable to perform for his employer the duties which he would normally be liable to perform, there shall be refunded to his employer from the general revenues of the Republic any sum paid to such officer in respect of any day on which he would normally have worked for his employer but on which he was unable so to work by reason of his duties as a Reserve police officer.

   (2) A refund payable to an employer under sub-paragraph (1) shall be paid at the rate of either the sum equal to the normal wages or salary of the Reserve police officer or the sum of K16 for each day, whichever shall be the smaller sum.

   (3) If an employer fails to pay a Reserve police officer who is called out on duty the normal wages or salary of such officer, then the Government may pay directly to such officer in respect of his services any sum which may be assessed under sub-paragraph (2).

   (4) For the purpose of assessing the normal wages or salary of a Reserve police officer under this paragraph, such wages or salary shall be taken to equal the average of the total emoluments received by such office either during the thirty days preceding his being called out on duty or during the period for which such officer has been employed, whichever shall be the shorter period.

2. A Reserve police officer who is unemployed at the time of his being called out on duty or who does duties in the Reserve in addition to the duties of his normal employment shall be paid in accordance with the rates set out in paragraph 4.

3. A Reserve police officer who is his own employer shall be paid in accordance with the rates set out in paragraph 4 and, in addition to such payment, he shall be entitled to be reimbursed for losses in connection with his business which were incurred as a direct result of his being on duty, provided that the total of such payment and reimbursement shall not exceed K16 for each day.

4. (1) A Reserve police officer mentioned in paragraph 2 or 3 shall, in respect of each completed hour of duty performed, be paid such of the following amounts as is appropriate to his rank—

Rank 

Reserve Senior Superintendent   . .   . .   . .   . .   . . 

1.50 

Reserve Superintendent   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . . 

1.40 

Reserve Assistant Superintendent   . .   . .   . .   . . 

1.30 

Reserve Chief Inspector   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . . 

1.10 

Reserve Inspector   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . . 

00 

Reserve Sub-Inspector   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . . 

0.50 

Reserve Sergeant   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . . 

0.35 

Reserve Constable   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . .   . . 

0.20

 (2) A Reserve police officer, when piloting any aircraft on behalf of the Government, shall be paid a flying allowance of K1.50 per hour in addition to any other pay which he may receive under the provisions of this paragraph, and such allowance shall be paid to an officer irrespective of whether he is employed, unemployed or his own employer and the provisions of paragraph 3 shall not apply to such allowance.

5. When a Reserve police officer is required, by reason of his duties in the Reserve, to spend a night away from his normal place of residence, there shall be payable to him as an allowance such sum as would be payable in similar circumstances to a servant of the Government who is of status approximately equal to that of the rank of such officer.

[Am by SI 331 of 1968.]

PART III
WHEN ATTENDING COURSES OF INSTRUCTION

When a Reserve police officer in his own time free from his normal employment voluntarily attends a full-time course of instruction lasting two days or more (exclusive of time spent in travelling to and from the place where the course is held) he shall be entitled to receive pay at the rates set out in paragraph 4 of Part II.

PART IV
GENERAL

There shall be paid to all ranks of the Police Reserve below the rank of Reserve Sub-Inspector a retaining fee at the rate of one kwacha per month in respect of each completed month of service:

Provided that, such fee shall only be payable in respect of any month where the officer has, unless exempted therefrom, attended at all periods of training or duty required during that month.

 


 
 

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