54 Searches of detained persons

54  Searches of detained persons

(1)     The custody officer at a police station shall ascertain . . . everything which a person has with him when he is—

(a)     brought to the station after being arrested elsewhere or after being committed to custody by an order or sentence of a court; or

[(b)     arrested at the station or detained there[, as a person falling within section 34(7), under section 37 above] [or as a person to whom section 46ZA(4) or (5) applies]].

[(2)     The custody officer may record or cause to be recorded all or any of the things which he ascertains under subsection (1).

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