ENACTMENT NO. 5 OF 2006
SYARIAH CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ENACTMENT 2006

PART III - OTHER GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 2 - OF ARREST, ESCAPE AND RE-ARREST



Section 15. Search of persons arrested

(1) Whenever a person is arrested-

the Religious Enforcement Officer or police officer making the arrest may search such person and seize all articles other than the necessary wearing apparel found upon him and place them in safe custody, and any of such articles which there is reason to believe were used in committing the offence may be detained until his discharge or acquittal.

(2) The list of all articles seized under subsection (1) shall be prepared by the officer making the arrest and shall be signed by him.




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