Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 No 103
Current version for 1 December 2014 to date (accessed 20 December 2014 at 08:41)

135   Lawful custody of persons other than police officers

(cf Crimes Act 1900, s 353A)

(1)  A reference in this Division to lawful custody is a reference to lawful custody of the police or other authority.
(2)  If a person is in lawful custody in a place other than a police station, the powers under section 133 or 134 of a police officer may be exercised by the person in charge of the place or by another person who is normally supervised by that person.
(3)  The consent of the person in lawful custody is not required for the doing of anything under section 133 or 134.
Top of page