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Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008

New Section 4F of the Repatriation of Prisoners Act 1984: Sections 4D and E: supplementary provisions

587.New section 4F makes supplementary provisions in respect of 4D and 4E.

588.For the purposes of arrest warrants issued under section 4D and 4E, the “designated person” who may execute the warrants is defined as a person designated by the relevant Minister (new section 4F(2)).

589.New section 4F(3) defines the “appropriate judge” in each jurisdiction of the UK for the purposes of the exercise of the powers vested in the courts in section 4D and 4E.

590.New section 4F(4) clarifies the flexibility of the designation power and new section 4F(5) provides that a designated person will have the powers and authority etc of a constable in any part of the United Kingdom.

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