Guidance

Search of a person

Guidance about UK Visas and Immigration's powers to search people and seize items.

Documents

Search of a person

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Details

UK Visas and Immigration guidance about its powers to search people and seize items.

This guidance includes information on:

  • PACE 1984
  • PACE Order (application to immigration officers and designated customs officials) 2013
  • Immigration Act 1971
  • Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • UK Borders Act 2007
  • Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001
Published 22 January 2016