Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 No 80
Current version for 28 March 2020 to date (accessed 2 June 2020 at 05:54)
Part 11 Section 90A
90A   Period for which person may be directed to remain or be detained
(1)  A person may be directed under this Part to remain at a place for as long as is reasonably necessary for—
(a)  in the case of a direction under section 89 or 89A—the application for the provisional order to be made and the provisional order to be served on the person, or
(a1)  in the case of a direction under section 89B—a police officer to ascertain whether a non-local domestic violence order is in force against the person or to obtain a copy of any such order (or both), or
(b)  in the case of a direction under section 90—a copy of the apprehended violence (or the non-local domestic violence order) order or variation of the order to be served on the person.
(2)  A person may be detained under this Part for no longer than—
(a)  the time it takes for—
(i)  in the case of detention under section 89 or 89A—the application for the provisional order to be made and the provisional order to be served on the person, or
(ia)  in the case of detention under section 89B—a police officer to ascertain whether a non-local domestic violence order is in force against the person or to obtain a copy of any such order (or both), or
(ii)  in the case of detention under section 90—a copy of the apprehended violence order (or the non-local domestic violence order) or variation of the order to be served on the person, or
(b)  2 hours (excluding any reasonable amount of time for travel to the place or police station),
whichever is the lesser.