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Terrorism (Police Powers) Act 2002 No 115
Current version for 28 November 2018 to date (accessed 6 April 2020 at 16:19)
Part 2AA Division 2 Section 25F
25F   No investigative detention of person under 14 years of age
(1)  A person under 14 years of age cannot be arrested or kept in investigative detention under this Part.
(2)  If:
(a)  a person is under investigative detention, and
(b)  the police officer in charge of the investigation is satisfied on reasonable grounds that the person is under 14 years of age,
the police officer must discontinue the arrest as soon as practicable.
(3)  The person is to be released into the care of a parent or other appropriate person.