666. Authorisation given: request for further authorisation.

If a standard authorisation1 has been given in relation to the detention of the relevant person2 and that authorisation ('the existing authorisation') has not ceased to be in force3, the provisions requiring request for authorisation4 do not require a new request for a standard authorisation ('the new authorisation') to be made unless the following conditions are met5.

The first condition is that the new authorisation would be in force at a time immediately after the expiry of the existing authorisation