SCHEDULE 11Detainee Custody Officers

Assaulting a detainee custody officer

4A person who assaults a detainee custody officer who is—

(a)acting in accordance with escort arrangements,

(b)performing custodial functions, or

(c)performing functions of a custodial nature at a short-term holding facility,

is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or to both.