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Explanatory Memorandum to Policing (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 2007

Schedule 2: Detention Officers

23.Schedule 2 details amendments to Part 2 of Schedule 2 of the Police (NI) Act 2003 conferring on detention officers specific powers in relation to taking impressions of footwear, powers in respect of detained persons, the use of reasonable force in relation to detained persons, and powers in relation to information about intimate search, x-ray and ultrasound.  These provisions replicate additional powers made available to detention officers in GB.

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