Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Regulation 2008
Repealed version for 11 April 2014 to 31 August 2014 (accessed 4 July 2020 at 16:50)
90   Searching of visitors
(1)  An authorised officer or the principal security officer may require a visitor:
(a)  to submit to an inspection and search of personal possessions, to scanning by means of an electronic scanning device and to being sniffed by a dog, and
(b)  to empty the pockets of the visitor’s clothing, and
(c)  to make available for inspection and search any vehicle under the visitor’s control that is on the premises of a correctional centre.
(2)  Except as otherwise provided by this Regulation or as permitted by an authorised officer, a visitor must, while the visit is taking place, leave anything that the visitor has brought into a correctional centre in storage facilities provided for the purpose at the centre.
Maximum penalty: 5 penalty units.
(3)  An authorised officer or the principal security officer may confiscate, for the duration of the visit, anything that a visitor has brought into the correctional centre but not left in storage facilities as required by subclause (2).
(4)  Subclause (3) does not limit any other power that an authorised officer or principal security officer may have apart from this clause to seize or detain anything of the kind referred to in that subclause, such as a power to seize any such thing from a person following the person’s lawful arrest.