24. Apprehended person not to be charged etc.

(1) An apprehended person who has not been released

(a) is not to be questioned in relation to any offence that he or she is suspected of committing;

(b) is not to be subjected to any procedure the purpose of which is to obtain information that can be used for forensic purposes; and

(c) is not to be charged with an offence.

(2) If subsection (1)(a) is contravened, any answer that the person gives is not admissible in evidence against the person in any proceedings for an offence.

(3) If subsection (1)(b) is contravened

(a) the Commissioner of Police must ensure that any information obtained is destroyed; and

(b) any information obtained is not admissible in evidence against the person in any proceedings for an offence.


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