(1) In this
arrestable offence means an offence the statutory
penalty for which is or includes imprisonment.
(2) Any person may
arrest another person (the suspect ) if he or she reasonably suspects that the
suspect has committed or is committing an arrestable offence.
(3) Any person may
arrest another person (the suspect ) who is doing or about to do an act that
the person is entitled to prevent under section 24(1)(a), (b)
(4) A person is not
entitled, by reason only of subsection (2) or (3), to enter a place
or vehicle where the person suspects the suspect is.
(5) A person who
arrests a suspect under subsection (2) or (3) must as soon as
arrange for a police officer to attend; or
the suspect and any thing relevant to the offence to a police officer.
(6) For the purpose of
complying with subsection (5), a person may detain the suspect until the
police officer attends or until the suspect is taken to a police officer.
(7) When a police
officer attends or the suspect is taken to a police officer —
officer may arrest the suspect if, under section 128 or an arrest
warrant, the officer is authorised to arrest the suspect; but
the officer does not arrest the suspect, the suspect ceases to be under