CRIMES ACT 1914
A police officer may:
(a) stop and detain the person for the purpose of conducting a search under paragraph (b); and
(b) conduct one of the following searches for a terrorism related item:
(i) an ordinary search or a frisk search of the person;
(ii) a search of any thing that is, or that the officer suspects on reasonable grounds to be, under the person's immediate control;
(iii) a search of any vehicle that is operated or occupied by the person;
(2) Conditions relating to conduct of search of persons.
(iv) a search of any thing that the person has, or that the officer suspects on reasonable grounds that the person has, brought into the Commonwealth place.
A police officer who conducts a search of a person under this section must not use more force, or subject the person to greater indignity, than is reasonable and necessary in order to conduct the search.(3)
A person must not be detained under this section for longer than is reasonably necessary for a search to be conducted under this section. (4) Other conditions relating to conduct of search of person or thing.
In searching a thing (including a vehicle) under subsection (1), a police officer may use such force as is reasonable and necessary in the circumstances, but must not damage the thing by forcing it, or a part of it, open unless:
(a) the person has been given a reasonable opportunity to open the thing or part of it; or
(b) it is not possible to give that opportunity.