Search Powers of the Police

Under section 26 of the Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002, a police officer may request a person who is in a public place to submit to a frisk if the police officer believes on reasonable grounds that the person has a dangerous implement in his or her custody. In conducting the search, a police officer may request for you to produce anything he/she has detected or seen in which he/she has reasonable grounds to suspect is a dangerous implement.