|239||Title:||DETENTION CENTRES ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||15 of 1999|
|Section:||8||Heading:||Arrest etc. of persons unlawfully at large||Version Date:||01/07/1997|
Amendments retroactively made - see 15 of 1999 s. 3
(1) A police officer may, if he reasonably suspects that a detention order or a recall order is in force against a person and that such person is unlawfully at large, arrest such person and take him to a detention centre.
(1A) An officer of the Correctional Services Department specified in a supervision order made in respect of a person against whom a recall order has been made or such other officer of that Department as the Commissioner may substitute for the officer so specified by a variation of that supervision order may, if he reasonably suspects that that recall order is in force against that person and that such person is unlawfully at large, arrest such person and take him to a detention centre. (Added 14 of 1988 s. 2)
(2) Any period during which a person against whom a detention order or a recall order is in force is unlawfully at large shall be disregarded in calculating the period for which he may be detained under the detention order or recall order, unless the Chief Executive otherwise directs in a particular case. (Amended 15 of 1999 s. 3)