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Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2003

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Arrest at a police station for another offence

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7(1)Where a designation applies this paragraph to a person, he has the power to make an arrest at a police station in any case where an arrest—

(a)is required to be made under Article 33 of the 1989 Order (arrest for a further offence of a person already at a police station), or

(b)would be so required if the reference in that Article to a constable included a reference to a person to whom this paragraph applies.

(2)Article 5 of the Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1988 (S.I. 1988/ 1987 (N.I. 20)) (consequences of failure by arrested person to account for objects etc.) applies (without prejudice to the effect of any designation applying paragraph 9) in the case of a person arrested in exercise of the power exercisable by virtue of this paragraph as it applies in the case of a person arrested by a constable.

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