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The Naval Armament Act, 1923

( ACT NO. VII Of 1923 )

Power to enter dockyards, etc.
12.(1) Any person empowered by this Act to seize and detain any ship may, at any reasonable time by day or night, enter any dockyard, shipyard or other place and make inquiries respecting any ship which he has reason to believe is liable to forfeiture under this Act, and may search such ship with a view to ascertaining whether the provisions of this Act have been or are being duly observed in respect thereof, and every person in charge of or employed in such place shall on request be bound to give the person so empowered all reasonable facilities for such entry and search and for making such inquiries.
 
 
(2) The provisions of sections 101, 102, and 103 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898, shall apply in the case of all searches made under this section.

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