221. Power to seize invalid passports.

An examining officer1 may, in the case of a person at a port2 whom the officer believes to be there in connection with entering or leaving, or travelling by air within, Great Britain or Northern Ireland3:

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    (1)     require the person to hand over all travel documents4 in his possession for inspection by the examining officer5;

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    (2)     search for travel documents and take possession of any the officer finds6;

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    (3)     to inspect any travel document taken from the person and retain it while its validity is checked7;

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    (4)     retain any travel document taken from the person that the examining officer