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body search

n.
A search of a person, especially by an officer of the law, in order to find a hidden object or substance, such as a gun, explosive, or illegal drug, made usually by patting the clothed body and sometimes by examining bodily orifices.

bod′y-search′ v.

body search

n
(Law) a form of search by police, customs officials, etc, that involves examination of a prisoner's or suspect's bodily orifices
vb
(Law) (tr) to search (a prisoner or suspect) in this manner
Translations

body search

nperquisizione f personale
to carry out a body search on sb → effettuare una perquisizione personale su qn
to submit to or undergo a body search → essere sottoposto/a a perquisizione personale
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The SFA were also charged with insufficient organisation with regards to the lack of body searches of supporters, as well as blocked stairways, and consequently fined by the UEFA control, ethics and disciplinary body.
By 8:00 pm local time, prison guards appeared to be back in control, conducting body searches on inmates returning to their cells.
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European football's governing body is also set to look at charges that allege home fans were guilty of setting off fireworks while a string of safety breaches, including blocked stairs, locked gates and a lack of body searches by staff at the Boris Paichadze Stadium, will also be investigated.
A low dosage full body scanner, Soter RS combines ultra low radiation with maximum visibility, for use at airports for scanning suspected drug smugglers and can take up a whole body, clothing or body searches within 10 seconds, revealing reveals hidden items, typically items like narcotics, explosives, weapons and precious stones.
RULES on conducting full body searches of dissident republican prisoners have been eased in some circumstances as part of the "normalisation" of security arrangements in jail, authorities have said.
Mandatory full body searches for every person being admitted to the psychiatric unit at Rutland Regional Medical Center were discontinued.
The transport ministry is considering strengthening antiterrorism measures at international airports in Japan from as early as April by conducting body searches on randomly selected passengers, airport sources said Sunday.
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Margo Schlanger, the head of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties at DHS, told CAIR that her office had received accounts of "repeated handcuffing, brandishing of weapons, prolonged detentions, invasive and humiliating body searches at the border, and inappropriate questioning that pertains to religion and religious practices.
We've all seen ridiculous pat-down body searches, and little old ladies being flustered at having tablets and medicines removed from hand luggage.
But ward manager Elizabeth Hipkiss said a written policy in force at the time of the tragedy did not give staff the power to carry out intimate body searches.