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Railways and Transport Safety Act 2003

Sections 97 and 98: Arrest without a warrant, Right of entry

137.Section 97 provides the police with the power to arrest suspected offenders. Section 98 provides the police with powers to board an aircraft or enter any place in connection with an offence committed under sections 92 and 93. It spells out that the police may use reasonable force in exercising these powers and that they may be accompanied when doing so.

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