|32. Any person who commits any offence punishable under section 31 may be lawfully arrested, without any warrant or written, authority, by any officer of the Regional Transport Board in respect of which that offence is committed not below the rank of an inspector of that Boards or by any other person whom such officer may call to his aid or by any police officer, notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the Administration of Justice Law, No. 44 of 1973, and every person so arrested shall forthwith.-
|(a) be produced before a Magistrate to be dealt with according to law ; or |
Provided that an officer of the Regional Transport Board, in respect of which that offence was committed, not below the rank of an officer in charge of a depot or omnibus station of that Board may release that person on his executing a bond, with or without a surety as that officer may direct, to appear before a Magistrate's Court if and when he is so required to do.
|(b) where it is impracticable so to do, be handed over to the officer in charge of the nearest police station to be dealt with according to law :|