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Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 12 – Information to be given on authorisation under section 11

43.Section 12 specifies the information which must be provided by a constable to an arrested person when authorisation to extend the arrest under section 11 is granted. This information will be given as soon as reasonably practicable after authorisation is given.

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