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Armed Forces Act 2006

Section 80: Searches under sections 75 and 76: supplementary

177.This section sets out the safeguards with regard to the conduct of the search. It provides the person may only be detained for the purpose of the search for such time as is reasonably required to permit the search to be carried out. It also places certain limitations on the search of outer garments.

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