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B. Seizure and detention of property

With a warrant issued by a Magistrate, the police can search for, take possession of and detain any article (e.g. newspaper, book, documents) for the purpose of investigating and prosecuting crime. During the investigation, the articles may be disclosed to other public authorities or communicated to others for the purpose of investigation and prosecution. However, they will not be shared to private individuals for private purposes. After the investigation and prosecution, the seized articles must be returned to their true owner.