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Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1991

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43The terrorism provisions and police custody

(1)In this Part of this Act “the terrorism provisions” means section 14 of the [1989 c. 4.] Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act 1989 and any provision of Schedule 2 or 5 to that Act conferring a power of arrest or detention.

(2)A person is held in police custody for the purposes of this Part of this Act if he is detained at a police station or is detained elsewhere in the charge of a constable except that a person who is at a court after being charged with an offence is not held in police custody for the purposes of section 44 below.

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