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The Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2016 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2018

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Modification of Part 10 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994

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4.  After section 137 insert—

137ZA.    Arrest under section 136 or 137 in connection with offence in Scotland

(1) This section makes provision about the application of Part 1 of the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2016 (“the 2016 Act”) in relation to a person who is arrested by a constable—

(a)in execution of a warrant under section 136(2)(a) or (3)(b); or

(b)under section 137(2).

(2) If, following the arrest, the arrested person is to be taken directly to a place in Scotland to be held in custody, at the same time as being informed in accordance with section 3 of the 2016 Act of the matters mentioned in that section, the person must also be informed of the person’s right to have intimation sent under section 38 of the 2016 Act.

(3) Section 4 of the 2016 Act applies subject to the following modifications—

(a)subsection (1) does not apply;

(b)in subsection (2), as it applies in relation to a person arrested under section 137(2) of this Act, the reference to subsection (1) and the words “this section” in paragraph (b) are to be read as references to section 137(7) of this Act;

(c)in subsection (3), the reference to subsection (1) and the words “this section” are to be read as references to section 136(4) or (as the case may be) section 137(7) of this Act.

(4) In each of sections 5(1)(b), 7(2)(b), 15(3) and 37(4)(b) of the 2016 Act, the reference to section 4 of that Act is to be read as a reference to section 136(4) or (as the case may be) section 137(7) of this Act.

(5) References in Part 1 of the 2016 Act to a police station are to be read as including police stations in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

(6) If the arrested person is in a police station in England, Wales or Northern Ireland, sections 33(6)(b)(ii) and 42(5)(b)(ii) of the 2016 Act are to be read as though they referred to any person who performs at that police station a function which is equivalent to a function performed at police stations in Scotland by members of police staff appointed under section 26(1) of the Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012..

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