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What use of force powers does section 39 of the Crimes Act 1961 give you?

Anyone authorized to arrest someone is allowed to use reasonable, necessary and proportionate force to effect the arrest.

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What use of force powers does Section 40 of the Crimes Act 1961 give you?

Section 40 allowed you to use reasonable, necessary and proportionate force to prevent some one escaping custody.

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What use of force powers does Section 41 of the Crimes Act 1961 give you?

Section 41 allowed you to use all reasonable and necessary force to prevent suicide.

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What use of force powers does Section 42 of the Crimes Act 1961 give you?

Section 42 allowed You to use reasonable and necessary force to prevent a disturbance of the the peace from continuing or starting if you have seen it happen.

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What use of force powers does Section 48 of the Crimes Act 1961 give you?

Section 48 allowed you to use reasonable, proportionate and necessary force to protect yourself or others. BUT NOT PROPERTY.

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What does Section 62 of the Crimes Act 1961 say about the use of force?

Everyone authorized by law to use force is criminally responsible for any excess, according to the nature and quality of the act that constitutes the excess.