—(1) Any immigration officer or any other officer generally or specially authorised in writing in that behalf by the Controller, and any officer of the Singapore Customs acting under the instructions of such immigration officer, and any police officer may without a warrant and with or without assistance —
enter and search any premises; and
stop and search any vehicle, train, vessel or person, or search any aircraft, whether in a public place or not,
if he has reason to believe that any evidence of the commission of an offence under this Act or the regulations is likely to be found on the premises or person or in the vehicle, vessel, aircraft or train, and may seize any evidence so found.
[21/73; 13/77; 38/93; 4/2003]
(2) No woman shall be searched under this section except by a woman.
(3) Any police officer, immigration officer or customs officer may arrest without warrant any person whom he reasonably believes has committed an offence under this Act or the regulations.