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2.—(1) Paragraph 22 (power to take arrested person to a police station) is amended as follows.N.I.
(2) In sub-paragraph (1)(c)—
(a)in paragraph (ii) after “duty” insert “ to keep that person under control and ”;
(b)in paragraph (iii) at the end add “ and under his control ”.
(3) After sub-paragraph (1)(c) add—
“(d)a person who has taken another person to a police station in exercise of the power conferred by virtue of paragraph (a)—
(i)shall be under a duty to remain at the police station until he has transferred control of the other person to the custody officer at the police station;
(ii)until he has so transferred control of the other person, shall be treated for all purposes as having that person in his lawful custody;
(iii)for so long as he is at the police station or in its immediate vicinity in compliance with, or having complied with, his duty under sub-paragraph (i), shall be under a duty to prevent the escape of the other person and to assist in keeping him under control; and
(iv)shall be entitled to use reasonable force for the purpose of complying with his duty under sub-paragraph (iii).”.
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