56(1)  The retention of–

(a)property seized on any premises by a constable who was lawfully on the premises,

(b)property seized on any premises by a relevant person who was on the premises accompanied by a constable, and

(c)property seized by a constable carrying out a lawful search of any person,

is authorised by this section if the property falls within subsection (2) or (3).

56(2)  Property falls within this subsection to the extent that there are reasonable grounds for believing–

(a)that it is property obtained in consequence of the commission of an offence; and

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