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The Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989


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Designated police stations

36.—(1) The Chief Constable shall designate the police stations which, subject to Article 32(3), (5) and (6), are to be used for the purpose of detaining arrested persons.

(2) The Chief Constable’s duty under paragraph (1) is to designate police stations appearing to him to provide enough accommodation for that purpose.

(3) Without prejudice to section 17(1) and (3) of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(1) the Chief Constable—

(a)may designate a station which was not previously designated; and

(b)may direct that a designation of a station previously made shall cease to operate.

(4) In this Order “designated police station” means a police station for the time being designated under this Article.

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