—(1) Any police officer or employment inspector may arrest without warrant any person whom he reasonably suspects —
is committing or has committed an offence under section 5(6), (7) or (7A), 10(2), 22(1)(a), (c), (d), (e) or (f), (2), (3) or (4), 22A(2) or 22B(1); or
has abetted the commission of any offence referred to in paragraph (a).
(1A) For the purposes of this section, an officer or a member of a body corporate or an unincorporated association or a partner of a partnership who is liable for an offence referred to in subsection (1)(a) by virtue of section 20 shall be treated as having committed that offence.
(2) An employment inspector making an arrest without warrant shall, without unnecessary delay and subject to subsection (4), take or send the person arrested before a Magistrate’s Court.
(3) No employment inspector shall detain in custody a person arrested without warrant for longer than is reasonable in the circumstances, and such period shall not exceed 48 hours exclusive of the time necessary for the journey from the place of arrest to the Magistrate’s Court.
(4) Any person who has been arrested by an employment inspector may be released on bail, or on his own bond, by an employment inspector.