Factsheet: Police searches

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Police can stop and search your car if they reasonably suspect that:

  • your car has been involved in a crime, or your car will be involved in a crime in the future
  • your car contains stolen goods or illegal drugs
  • your car is in a public place and has something dangerous inside

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