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112.—(1) If a constable suspects with reasonable cause that any person is committing or has committed an offence specified in paragraph (2), the constable may without warrant—
(a)stop and search that person if the constable suspects with reasonable cause that evidence of the commission of the offence is to be found on that person;
(b)search or examine anything which that person may be using or which is in that person’s possession if the constable suspects with reasonable cause that evidence of the commission of the offence is to be found on that thing; or
(c)seize and detain, for the purposes of proceedings in relation to an offence specified in paragraph (2), anything which may be evidence of the commission of the offence or may be liable to be forfeited under regulation 122 (forfeiture).
(2) The offences specified for the purposes of this regulation are—
(a)a species offence;
(b)an offence under regulation 52 (introduction of new species from ships);
(c)an offence under regulation 57 (false statements made for obtaining licence); and
(d)an offence under regulation 116(1) or (2) (attempts and possession of means of committing offence).
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