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TRANSPORT OPERATIONS (PASSENGER TRANSPORT) ACT 1994 - SECT 129D
Handcuffs may be used for detaining person
129D Handcuffs may be used for detaining person
(1) A transit officer may use handcuffs to detain a person under division 1
only if the transit officer reasonably believes the use of handcuffs is the
only practicable way to properly effect the detention.
section 129V , the transit officer must follow the guidelines forming part of
transit officer training that provide for how to decide whether using
handcuffs is the only practicable way to detain a person and, if so,
appropriate ways of using handcuffs.
(2) The Weapons Act 1990 , section 67
does not apply to a transit officer who acquires or possesses handcuffs for
exercising a power under this part.
See also the Weapons Regulation
1996 , section 80 .
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