[30A [Release of a person arrested] elsewhere than at police station]
[30A [Release of a person arrested] elsewhere than at police station]

[(1)     A constable may release . . . a person who is arrested or taken into custody in the circumstances mentioned in section 30(1)[—

(a)     without bail unless subsection (1A) applies, or

(b)     on bail if subsection (1A) applies].

[(1A)     This subsection applies if—

(a)     the constable is satisfied that releasing the person on bail is necessary and proportionate in all the circumstances (having regard, in particular, to any conditions of bail which would be imposed), and

(b)     a police officer of the rank of inspector or above authorises the release on bail (having considered any representations made by the person).]