Child Protection (Offenders Registration) Act 2000 No 42
12 Where report is to be made
(1) A report under this Part is to be made—(a) at any police station in the locality in which the registrable person is currently residing (subject to subsection (2)), or(b) if a direction is given in accordance with the regulations as to the police station at which the report is to be made, at the police station so directed, or(c) at some other place approved (either generally or in a particular case) by the Commissioner of Police.(2) If a police station in the locality in which a registrable person is currently residing is a restricted police station, the registrable person—(a) with the consent of the Commissioner of Police, may make the report at that station, and(b) may make the report at the next nearest police station that is not a restricted police station.(3) For the purposes of subsection (2), a restricted police station is a police station that is a police station, or that falls within a class of police station, that the regulations state is not to be used as a venue for the purposes of this section without the consent of the Commissioner of Police.(4) This section does not apply if, under section 12A (2), a report is permitted to be made in a way that is inconsistent with this section.