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DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE PROTECTION ACT 2012 - SECT 117

Person must be taken to holding cell or watch-house

117 Person must be taken to holding cell or watch-house

A person taken into custody under section 116 must, as soon as reasonably practicable—

(a) be taken by a police officer to a holding cell at a police station or police establishment and delivered into the custody of the most senior officer on duty at the station or establishment; or
(b) be taken by a police officer to a watch-house and delivered into the custody of the watch-house manager.
Note—
See section 126 for safeguards that apply if a person taken into custody under section 116 is a child.



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