26 Repeal of statutory powers of arrest without warrant or order
26 Repeal of statutory powers of arrest without warrant or order

(1)     Subject to subsection (2) below, so much of any Act (including a local Act) passed before this Act as enables a constable—

(a)     to arrest a person for an offence without a warrant; or

(b)     to arrest a person otherwise than for an offence without a warrant or an order of a court,

shall cease to have effect.

(2)     Nothing in subsection (1) above affects the enactments specified in Schedule 2 to this Act.