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Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2003

Section 5: Contracts relating to detention and escort services

11.Section 5 amends the 2000 Act. It enables the Board to enter into a contract for the provision of services relating to the detention or escort of persons who have been arrested or are otherwise in custody. The Chief Constable will then be in a position to designate a suitable person who is an employee of the contractor, as either a detention officer or an escort officer (see notes on section 31 below).

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