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Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act 1989

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7(1)A person in respect of whom directions for removal may be given under paragraph 6 above may be detained pending the giving of such directions and pending removal in pursuance of the directions under the authority of the Secretary of State or, if the directions are to be or have been given by an examining officer, of such an officer.

(2)A person liable to be detained under this paragraph may be arrested without warrant by an examining officer.

(3)The captain of a ship or aircraft, if so required by an examining officer, shall prevent any person placed on board the ship or aircraft under paragraph 6 above from disembarking in the relevant territory or, before the directions for his removal have been fulfilled, elsewhere.

(4)Where under sub-paragraph (3) above the captain of a ship or aircraft is required to prevent a person from disembarking he may for that purpose detain him in custody on board the ship or aircraft.

(5)The captain of a ship or aircraft who fails to take reasonable steps to comply with a requirement imposed under sub-paragraph (3) above is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or a fine not exceeding level 4 on the standard scale or both.

(6)A person may be removed from a vehicle for detention under this paragraph.

(7)In this paragraph “relevant territory” has the same meaning as in paragraph 6 above.

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