Police Negotiating Board for Scotland: constitution

The Police Negotiating Board for Scotland (PNBS) is a public body that negotiates the pay, terms and conditions of Police Officers in Scotland, through collective bargaining. The constitution sets out how the PNBS will reach agreements, or if failing to agree, how conciliation and/or arbitration is carried out.


1. This document records the procedures and processes to be followed when the Police Negotiating Board for Scotland refers a matter to Acas Scotland ("Acas") for conciliation and arbitration.

2. To the extent that this document deals with arbitration, it forms part of the terms of reference when a matter goes to arbitration.


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