222. Power to search for individuals for examination.

222.     Power to search for individuals for examination.

An authorised1 person may, in accordance with arrangements made under the following provisions2, search a searchable3 ship, aircraft, vehicle or other thing for the purpose of satisfying himself as to whether there are individuals whom an immigration officer might wish to examine4.

For these purposes, the Secretary of State may authorise a specified class of constable5, and (with the consent of the Commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs) authorise a specified class of officers of Revenue and Customs6. The Secretary of State may authorise a person other than