|331C||Title:||IMMIGRATION SERVICE (TREATMENT OF DETAINED PERSONS) ORDER||Gazette Number:||L.N. 536 of 1997|
|Section:||8||Heading:||Articles found in detainee's possession||Version Date:||14/11/1997|
(1) Any article found in the detainee's possession which may be used by the detainee to injure himself or to escape from custody shall be taken from him and placed in the custody of a member of the Service, who shall make an inventory thereof and provide the detainee with a copy:
Provided that if the detainee so requests, he may be permitted by a member of the Service to have the article in his possession or to use it for such period and subject to such conditions as the officer deems fit.
(2) Subject to subsection (1), a detainee shall, except for reasons which the guarding officer shall cause to be recorded in the arrest/detention sheet, be permitted to retain any head-dress he is by custom or religion required to wear, essential clothing and a hearing-aid.