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§15A‑504.  Return of released person.

(a)        Upon a magistrate'sfinding under G.S. 15A‑511(c)(2) of no probable cause for a warrantlessarrest, a law‑enforcement officer  may return the person previouslyarrested and any other person accompanying him to the scene of the arrest.

(b)        No officer actingpursuant to this section may be held to answer in any civil or criminal actionfor injury to any person or damage to any property when damage results, whetherdirectly or indirectly, from the actions of the person so released ortransported.

(c)        Nothing in thissection shall be construed to supersede the provisions of G.S. 122C‑301. (1981, c. 928; 1987, c. 282, s. 3.)