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PUBLIC HEALTH ACT 2010 - SECT 71A
Arrest of persons who contravene public health order relating to COVID-19 pandemic
71A Arrest of persons who contravene public health order relating to COVID-19
(1) A police officer may arrest a person if the police officer suspects on
reasonable grounds that the person is contravening a public health order
relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.
(2) On being arrested, the person may be
(a) the person's home or usual place of residence, or
place specified in the public health order that the person has been ordered to
(c) if the person is a public health detainee, the person's place
(3) Nothing in this section affects the operation of
section 71, 72 or 73.
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