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Guide to this Part

This Part sets out requirements for dealing with persons held in the exercise of powers under this Act.

P erson s arrested, detained or otherwise held :

  (a)   must not be subject to greater indignity than is necessary and reasonable (see section   37 ); and

  (b)   must be treated with humanity and respect for human dignity, and must not be subject to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment (see section   95 ).

P erson s detained under provision s of other Act s must be dealt with under those Act s .

P erson s arrested must, as soon as practicable, be:

  (a)   taken before a magistrate; or

  (b)   delivered to a police officer or other appropriate person.

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