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Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 No 103
Current version for 6 December 2019 to date (accessed 29 January 2020 at 18:46)
Part 8 Section 108
108   Part does not affect Young Offenders Act 1997
Nothing in this Part requires a police officer to arrest a person under the age of 18 years if it is more appropriate to deal with the matter under the Young Offenders Act 1997.