[(1) The functions of a police officer under section 42(1) or (2) may be performed, in relation to an arrested person who is held at a police station, by an officer who is not present at the police station but has access to the use of a live link if—
(a) a custody officer considers that the use of the live link is appropriate,
(b) the arrested person has had advice from a solicitor on the use of the live link, and
(c) the appropriate consent to the use of the live link has been given.
(2) In subsection (1)(c), “the appropriate consent” means—
(a) in relation to a person who has attained the age of 18, the consent of that person;
(b) in relation to a person who has not attained that age but has attained the age of 14, the consent of that person and of his or her parent or guardian;
(c) in relation to a person who has not attained the age of 14, the consent of his or her parent or guardian.
(3) The consent of a person who has not attained the age of 18 (but has attained the age of 14), or who is a vulnerable adult, may only be given in the presence of an appropriate adult.
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