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Application to member for release

    (1)     A person apprehended under section 128 may, at any time after such apprehension, request a member to take him before a court of competent jurisdiction in order that the person may make an application to the court for his release.

    (2)     Where a request is made of a member under subsection (1) he shall, if it is reasonably practicable for the person to be brought before the court forthwith, bring the person, or cause the person to be brought, before the court forthwith unless sooner released.

Note for subsection (2)

Section 49E(8) of the Evidence Act 1939 provides that a requirement that a person be before a court is taken to be satisfied if the person is before the court by way of a communication link in accordance with Part 5, Division 2 of that Act.

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