Criminal Justice Act 1984

4A

F16 [ Power to arrest and return person for purpose of continuation of detention.

4A. (1) Notwithstanding section 10 , where a member of the Garda S í och á na reasonably suspects that a person has failed to return in accordance with section 4(3B) to a Garda S í och á na station for the continuation of his or her detention, the member may, for the purpose of the continuation of the detention

( a ) arrest the person without warrant, and

( b ) return him or her to the Garda S í och á na station specified for the continuation of the detention concerned.

(2) A person who is arrested under this section shall, as soon as practicable, be returned to the Garda S í och á na station which is specified for the continuation of his or her detention.

(3) Where a person is returned to a Garda S í och á na station under subsection (2) , the period of time commencing on his or her arrest and ending on his or her arrival to the Garda S í och á na station concerned shall be excluded in reckoning a period of detention permitted under section 4 . ]

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Amendments:

F16

Inserted (9.08.2011) by Criminal Justice Act 2011 (22/2011), s. 8, S.I. No. 411 of 2011.