Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 No 103
106 Person helping in covert operations not under
(1) This section applies to covert investigations conducted by a
police officer into whether a person other than a person who is in custody
following an arrest has been involved in the commission of an offence or
(2) For the purposes of this Part, if the person in custody following
an arrest agrees voluntarily to take part in the covert investigation, the
person ceases to be under arrest for the offence.
(3) However, subsection (2) does not prevent the person from being
rearrested for the offence.