294D. Powers of entry and search

294D.     Powers of entry and search

The following provisions are not yet in force unless otherwise stated. Where a police or customs officer1 has reasonable grounds to suspect that a person has committed, or is committing, a relevant offence2 the officer may search the person for relevant evidence3 and stop and detain the person for the purposes of the search4. These powers may be exercised in any place to which the officer lawfully has access (whether or not it is a place to which the public has access)5.

Where a police or customs officer has reasonable grounds to