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16—Arrest and detention of person subject to supervision order without warrant

        (1)         A police officer may, on the authorisation of a senior police officer, without warrant, arrest a person subject to a supervision order if the police officer suspects on reasonable grounds that the person has breached a condition of the order.

        (2)         If a person is arrested under subsection (1)—

            (a)         the person must be taken to the nearest police station; and

            (b)         within 12 hours of the arrest—the presiding member or deputy presiding member of the Parole Board (or, if neither of those members is available, a magistrate) must be notified of the arrest; and

            (c)         as soon as is reasonably practicable after being so notified—the presiding member or deputy presiding member (or the magistrate) (as the case requires) must, by order, direct that the person—

                  (i)         be detained in custody pending attendance before the Board; or

                  (ii)         be released and summoned to attend before the Board; or

                  (iii)         be released from custody.

        (3)         In this section—

"senior police officer" means a police officer of or above the rank of Inspector.

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