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Custody for children and young people following arrest

Updated: 14 April 2023

Working with the Police when a child or young person has been arrested.

Update made to this guidance: Under 'Custody of a child or young person pending hearing', the paragraphs covering section 238(1)(d) now include information about when a young person can be detained in Police custody.