section 25.1(6)

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25.1(6) A senior official may designate a public officer for the purposes of this section and sections 25.2 to 25.4 for a period of not more than 48 hours if the senior official is of the opinion that (a) by reason of exigent circumstances, it is not feasible for the competent authority to designate a public officer under subsection (3); and (b) in the circumstances of the case, the public officer would be justified in committing an act or omission that would otherwise constitute an offence. The senior official shall without delay notify the competent authority of the designation.

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