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What to do if police ask to strip search you

Less than a third of police strip searches across 5 festivals between 2021 and 2022 in NSW followed proper legal processes according to an audit by the state’s police watchdog.

So when are the police allowed to strip search you and what can it involve? With festival season right around the corner, we’re going to speak with a lawyer about strip searches.

What are the strip-searching rules in NSW?

Strip searches fall short of protocols

What are the strip-searching rules in NSW? An audit found less than one-third of strip searches are following correct legal processes.

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