• Unless the warrant explicitly states that people can be searched, a warrant does not allow police officers to search people within the property, only the property.
  • However, police may be able to search you under a provision of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act, especially if you have been arrested. You should ask for their justification of why a search is required.

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