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Persons detained under detention provisions

Person must be delivered into custody

  (1)   If a maritime officer detains a person under a detention provision, the officer must deliver the person, or make arrangements for the person to be delivered, as soon as practicable, into the custody of an officer (however described) within the meaning of the detention provision.

Note:   For detention under detention provisions, see section   73 .

How detention law applies

  (2)   The Act in which the detention provision is contained has effect as if the officer to whom the person is delivered had detained the person at the time when the person is delivered into the officer's custody.

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