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).

(2A)     In the case of an arrested person, any such record may be made as part of his custody record.]