(1) A constable may search an arrested person, in any case where the person to be searched has been arrested at a place other than a police station, if the constable has reasonable grounds for believing that the arrested person may present a danger to himself or others.
(2) Subject to subsections (3) to (5) below, a constable shall also have power in any such case—
(a) to search the arrested person for anything—
(i) which he might use to assist him to escape from lawful custody; or
(ii) which might be evidence relating to an offence; and
[(b) if the offence for which he has been arrested is an indictable offence, to enter and search any premises in which he was when arrested
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