Clause 12 - Detention of land vehicle, ship or aircraft

Part of Modern Slavery Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 10:30 am ar 9 Medi 2014.

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Photo of David Hanson David Hanson Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) 10:30, 9 Medi 2014

I am not disputing that, and I am quite content with the Minister’s explanation, but I am interested in why the power in the clause can be exercised by a constable or a senior immigration officer. Why not a chief superintendant or senior police officer? That is the point I am interested in.