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FAQs

Who appoints the Chief Inspector and how long does their appointment last?


The post of Chief Inspector is a public appointment made by the Minister for Justice. The Chief Inspector is initially appointed for a three-year term with the option to extend the term of appointment to five years.  Prior to the devolution of policing and criminal justice, responsibility for the appointment of the Chief Inspector rested with the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.


 
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