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Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act 1989

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17(1)This Part of this Schedule is without prejudice to—

(a)any power of entry or search or any power to seize or retain property which is otherwise exercisable by a constable;

(b)any rule of law whereby—

(i)communications between a professional legal adviser and his client, or

(ii)communications made in connection with or in contemplation of legal proceedings and for the purposes of those proceedings,

are in legal proceedings protected from disclosure on the ground of confidentiality.

(2)For the purpose of exercising any powers conferred on him under this Part of this Schedule a constable may, if necessary, open lockfast places on premises specified in an order under paragraph 12 or 16 above or a warrant under paragraph 14 above.

(3)A search of a person under this Part of this Schedule may only be carried out by a person of the same sex.

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