18 Entry and search after arrest
18 Entry and search after arrest

(1)     Subject to the following provisions of this section, a constable may enter and search any premises occupied or controlled by a person who is under arrest for an [indictable] offence, if he has reasonable grounds for suspecting that there is on the premises evidence, other than items subject to legal privilege, that relates—

(a)     to that offence; or

(b)     to some other [indictable] offence which is connected with or similar to that offence.

(2)     A constable may seize and retain anything for which he may search under subsection (1) above.