[45ZB Warrants for further detention: use of live links]
[45ZB Warrants for further detention: use of live links]

[(1)     A magistrates' court may give a live link direction for the purpose of the hearing of an application under section 43 for a warrant authorising further detention of a person, or the hearing of an application under section 44 for an extension of such a warrant, if—

(a)     a custody officer considers that the use of a live link for that purpose is appropriate,

(b)     the person to whom the application relates has had legal advice on the use of the live link,

(c)     the appropriate consent to the use of the live link has been given, and

(d)     it is not contrary to the interests of justice to give the direction.

(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;