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Article 809 of the French Code of Criminal Procedure

I. – Officials and agents exercising functions in the overseas territories and in New Caledonia corresponding to those of the metropolitan officials and agents referred to in articles 22 to 29 are entrusted with certain judicial police functions under the conditions and within the limits set by these same articles. II. – The sworn agents of the territories and, in New Caledonia, of the provinces, may record offences against regulations…

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Article 809-1 of the French Code of Criminal Procedure

For the application of Article 41-2, references to articles L. 2339-5 and L. 2339-9 of the Defence Code and article L. 1er du code de la route (1) are replaced by references to the provisions applicable locally which make it an offence to possess or carry a weapon and to the provisions applicable locally in terms of road traffic which make it an offence to drive under the influence of…

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Article 809-3 of the French Code of Criminal Procedure

For the application of article 44-1, references to the provisions of the Code général des collectivités territoriales provided for in this article are replaced by references to the provisions having the same purpose of the Code des communes de la Nouvelle-Calédonie and the Code des communes de Polynésie française.

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Article 810 of the French Code of Criminal Procedure

For the application of the second paragraph of Article 45, the functions of the Public Prosecutor’s Office shall be performed by the officials and agents mentioned in I of l’article 809, with the exception of those performing the duties of municipal rural wardens and sworn private wardens.

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Article 811 of the French Code of Criminal Procedure

For the application of the first paragraph of Article 46 and article 48, the functions of the public prosecutor may also be performed by a judicial police officer belonging to the gendarmerie. For the application of the second paragraph of article 46, the duties of the public prosecutor may also be performed by the head of the administrative district or subdivision where the police court has its seat.

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Article 812 of the French Code of Criminal Procedure

For the application of the provisions relating to police custody, when transport conditions do not allow the detained person to be brought before the competent magistrate, the criminal investigation police officer may order this person to report to him periodically, on condition that he immediately informs the competent magistrate. The latter will decide whether to release the detainee or to keep him or her in custody for a period that…

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Article 813 of the French Code of Criminal Procedure

In the territory of French Polynesia, in the absence of a doctor on the island where the police custody is taking place, the examination provided for by Article 63-3 shall be carried out by a qualified nurse or, failing that, by a member of the public health auxiliary corps.

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Article 814 of the French Code of Criminal Procedure

In New Caledonia, when police custody takes place outside the communes of Nouméa, Mont-Doré, Dumbea and Paita and it appears materially impossible for a lawyer to travel there, the powers vested in the lawyer by the articles 63-4 to 63-4-3 may be exercised by a person chosen by the person in police custody, who is not implicated for the same acts or for related acts and who has not been…

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