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Arrest without warrant

S. 76(1) amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 147.26).

    (1)     A police officer may arrest without warrant any person who within his or her view commits an offence against any regulation made under clauses 42 to 49 in Schedule 2 and who on being requested to give his or her name and address refuses or fails to do so or gives a name or address which the police officer reasonably suspects to be false.

S. 76(2) amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 147.26).

    (2)     If a person who is arrested for an offence under this Act was in charge of a motor vehicle, any police officer may drive or convey the motor vehicle to a police station and keep it there pending the admission of the arrested person to bail or, if that person is not the owner of the motor vehicle, pending a demand for the vehicle by its owner.

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