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I think it is part of the oddity that we were referring to earlier on as to how separate the way the Police Service has developed has been, that there is no restriction on people leaving to go into any part of public life, in the sense that another worry would be people leaving with a great deal of information about, let's say, information technology and communications, and then going to work for one of the firms involved in bidding for work back into the organisation, and I think there is a role here for the Police Service to be treated the same as the sort of Ministerial code of conduct and the Civil Service code of conduct, about not being so restrictive that nobody can work again, but having a reasonable period, and I'm throwing two years in as a possibility.

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