83. Power of pawnbrokers, dealers etc. to arrest

    (1) In this section a reference to a pawnbroker or second-hand dealer is also a reference to a person who at the relevant time is in charge of the premises to which the licence applies.

    (2) Where a person offers to pawn, sell, exchange or deliver goods to a pawnbroker or second-hand dealer and the pawnbroker or dealer has reasonable cause to suspect that any offence has been committed by the person in relation to the goods, the pawnbroker or dealer may arrest the person.

    (3) Section 6(2) of the Bail Act 1982 applies to an arrest under this section.



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