[(1) If an officer of at least the rank of inspector has reasonable grounds for believing that a person who has been arrested for an offence and is in police detention—
(a) may have swallowed a Class A drug, and
(b) was in possession of it with the appropriate criminal intent before his arrest,
the officer may authorise that an x-ray is taken of the person or an ultrasound scan is carried out on the person (or both).
(2) An x-ray must not be taken of a person and an ultrasound scan must not be carried out on him unless the appropriate consent has been given in writing.
(3) If it is proposed that an x-ray is taken or an ultrasound scan is carried out, an appropriate offic
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