(1) The principal, or assistant principal of a Government school or any authorised teacher of a Government school may seize any harmful item—
(a) found on the school premises;
(b) found on premises that is being occupied by students of the school while engaged in a teacher supervised student activity;
(c) found on any vehicle while the vehicle is being used for the purposes of a teacher supervised student activity;
(d) found in the possession of a student of the school on the school premises or while the student is engaged in a teacher supervised student activity.
(2) A person may seize an item under this section whether or not the item is found during the course of a search under section 5.8A.3.
(3) A person must not seize an item under this section if the person in whose possession the item is found has an exemption or lawful excuse under the Control of Weapons Act 1990 or the Firearms Act 1996 in respect of that item.
(4) Any power under this section must be exercised in accordance with any Regulations.
S. 5.8A.5 inserted by No. 11/2011 s. 3.