[37A Guidance]
[37A Guidance]

[(1)     The Director of Public Prosecutions may issue guidance—

(a)     for the purpose of enabling custody officers to decide how persons should be dealt with under section 37(7) above or 37C(2) [or 37CA(2)] below, and

(b)     as to the information to be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions under section 37B(1) below.

(2)     The Director of Public Prosecutions may from time to time revise guidance issued under this section.

(3)     Custody officers are to have regard to guidance under this section in deciding how persons should be dealt with under section 37(7) above or 37C(2) [or 37CA(2)] below.