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(1) If a member of Her Majesty's forces on duty reasonably suspects that a person is committing, has committed or is about to commit any offence he may—
(a) arrest the person without warrant, and
(b) detain him for a period not exceeding four hours.
(2) A person making an arrest under this section complies with any rule of law requiring him to state the ground of arrest if he states that he is making the arrest as a member of Her Majesty's forces.
(3) For the purpose of arresting a person under this section a member of Her Majesty's forces may enter and search any premises where the person is.
(4) If a member of Her Majesty's forces reasonably suspects that a person—
(a) is a terrorist (within the meaning of Part V), or
(b) has committed an offence involving the use or possession of an explosive or firearm,
he may enter and search any premises where he reasonably suspects the person to be for the purpose of arresting him under this section.
(5) A member of Her Majesty's forces may seize, and detain for a period not exceeding four hours, anything which he reasonably suspects is being, has been or is intended to be used in the commission of an offence under section 93 or 94.
(6) The reference to a rule of law in subsection (2) does not include a rule of law which has effect only by virtue of the Human Rights Act 1998.
To be appointed: see s 128.