Policy paper

Response to report on powers to search baggage

Border Force responds to report on the use of its customs examination powers to search baggage in the absence of passengers.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Border Force responds to the inspection report by John Vine, the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, into the use of customs examination powers to search baggage in the absence of passengers.

All 4 of the chief inspector’s recommendations were accepted.

Published 3 April 2014