Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 No 103
Current version for 8 January 2015 to date (accessed 28 January 2015 at 03:54)

87J   Power to stop and search vehicles

(1)  A police officer may, without a warrant, stop and search a vehicle, and anything in or on the vehicle, if:
(a)  the vehicle is in an area that is the target of an authorisation, or
(b)  the vehicle is on a road that is the target of an authorisation.
(2)  A police officer may detain a vehicle for so long as is reasonably necessary to conduct a search under this section.
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