The Chemical Weapons Convention Act, 2000
27. Conditions under which search of persons be conducted.-
1. When any subordinate officer authorised under section 23 or any subordinate officer exercising power in pursuance of sub-section (3) of section 22 is about to search any person under the provisions of section 22 or section 23 or section 24, he shall, if such person so requires, take such person without unnecessary delay to the nearest enforcement officer or the officer authorising such search or the nearest Magistrate.
2. If such requisition is made, the officer may detain the person until he can bring him before the officer or the Magistrate referred to in sub-section (1).
3. The officer or the Magistrate before whom any such person is brought shall, if he sees no reasonable ground for search, forthwith discharge the person but otherwise shall direct that search be made. (4) No female shall be searched by anyone excepting a female.