Section 438 Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015 NG

Section 438 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015

Section 438 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015 is under PART 41 of the Act. It is about DETENTION IN A SAFE CUSTODY OR SUITABLE PLACE OTHER THAN PRISON OR MENTAL HEALTH ASYLUM.

Headline: Conditions attached to detention in a safe custody or suitable place other than prison or mental asylum

(1) Where a person is ordered to be detained in a safe custody or suitable place other than prison or mental health asylum, he is notwithstanding anything in this Act or in any other law, liable to be detained in a prison or asylum or such other place as provided under this Act or any law as the Attorney-General of the Federation may direct and whilst so detained shall be deemed to be in legal custody.

See also  Section 104-106 Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015 NG

(2) A person detained in a safe custody or suitable place other than prison or mental health asylum may at any time be discharged by the Attorney-General of the Federation on licence.

(3) The Attorney-General of the Federation may at any time revoke or vary a licence and where a licence has been revoked, the person to whom the licence relates shall proceed to such place as the Attorney-General of the Federation may direct and if he fails to do so may be arrested without warrant and taken to the place.

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