2 Provisions relating to search under section 1 and other powers
2 Provisions relating to search under section 1 and other powers

(1)     A constable who detains a person or vehicle in the exercise—

(a)     of the power conferred by section 1 above; or

(b)     of any other power—

(i)     to search a person without first arresting him; or

(ii)     to search a vehicle without making an arrest,

need not conduct a search if it appears to him subsequently—

(i)     that no search is required; or

(ii)     that a search is impracticable.

(2)     If a constable contemplates a search, other than a search of an unattended vehicle, in the exercise—

(a)     of the power conferred by section 1 above; or

(b)     of any other power, except the power conferred by section 6 below and the power conferred by section 27(2) of the Aviation Security Act 1982—

(i)     to search a person without first arres

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