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Placing persons

    A maritime officer exercising powers in relation to a vessel, installation, aircraft or land may place or keep a person in a particular place on the vessel, installation, aircraft or land.

Note 1:   The exercise of powers under this Act must be for a purpose set out in Division   4 of Part   2.

Note 2:   A maritime officer must not subject a person to greater indignity than is necessary and reasonable in the exercise of powers: see section   37 .

Note 3:   A person arrested, detained or otherwise held under this Act must be treated with humanity and respect for human dignity, and must not be subject to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment: see section   95 .

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