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PART IIIN.I.ARREST AND DETENTION

Separation of child in police detention from adults charged with offencesN.I.

9.—(1) Arrangements shall be made for preventing a child while he is detained in a police station from associating with a person who is charged with any offence other than an offence with which the child is jointly charged.

(2) Paragraph (1) shall not apply where the person is—

(a)a parent or guardian of the child;

(b)a relative of the child; or

(c)a child.

(3) Arrangements shall be made for ensuring that so far as practicable while a child who is a girl is detained in a police station she shall be under the care of a woman.

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Art. 9 applied (with modifications) by 1994 c. 33, s. 137D(4)(d) Sch. 7B Pt. 3 (as inserted (31.1.2017 for specified purposes, 1.3.2018 in so far as not already in operation) by Policing and Crime Act 2017 (c. 3), s. 116(1)(3), 183(1)(5)(e), Sch. 16; S.I. 2018/227, art. 2(f))