Customs Act 1901
If a person has been detained under section 219S , an officer of Customs may carry out an internal non-medical scan of the person, as soon as practicable, if:
(a) there are reasonable grounds to believe that the detainee is not in need of protection; and
(b) the detainee consents to an internal non-medical scan using equipment prescribed for the purposes of this subsection; and
(c) the requirements of section 219ZAA are met in inviting the detainee to so consent. 219SA(2)
An internal non-medical scan of a detainee must be carried out:
(a) using equipment prescribed for the purposes of subsection (1); and
(b) by an officer who is authorised for the purposes of subsection 219ZAA(3) to use that equipment.
The officer must also be the same sex as the detainee (see subsection 219ZAA(3) ).
Any photograph or image taken using the prescribed equipment must be destroyed in accordance with section 219ZAE .
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