Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 5 - THE SECURITY OF THE COMMONWEALTH  

Part 5.3 - Terrorism  

Division 105 - Preventative detention orders  

Subdivision C - Carrying out preventative detention orders  

SECTION 105.23   105.23   Power to conduct a frisk search  
A police officer who takes a person into custody under a preventative detention order, or who is present when the person is taken into custody, may, if the police officer suspects on reasonable grounds that it is prudent to do so in order to ascertain whether the person is carrying any seizable items:


(a) conduct a frisk search of the person at, or soon after, the time when the person is taken into custody; and


(b) seize any seizable items found as a result of the search.




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