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Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 No 103
Current version for 23 March 2020 to date (accessed 6 June 2020 at 02:22)
119 Detention warrants
(1) An application for a detention warrant may be made by the applicant in person or by telephone.Note.For provisions relating generally to applications for detention warrants and other matters, see section 59.(2) In any criminal proceedings, the burden lies on the prosecution to prove on the balance of probabilities that the warrant was issued.(3) In the case of an application made for a detention warrant by telephone, the applicant for the warrant must, within one day after the day on which the warrant is issued, give or transmit to the authorised officer concerned an affidavit setting out the information on which the application was based that was given to the authorised officer when the application was made.