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Landing card

From with your personal details and date of arrival

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Customs declaration form

Form showing how much money and what goods you are carrying

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Vaccination certificate

Paper proving you have had the necessary health injections

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Entry regulations

Rules about who can enter a country and for how long

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Facial recognition technology

Computer application that can authomatically identify a person from a visual image

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Spot check

Checks done as a sample, rather than checking everyone or everything

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Banned or restricted goods

Items that are forbidden or only permitted in specified quantities

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Allowance

Amount permitted by law

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Sniffer/detector dogs

Specially trained dogs who locate specific items using their sense of smell

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Detect

Find something hidden

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Clear customs

Successfully get through baggage checking

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Port of entry

The port or airport where you first enter a country

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Refugees

People who have escaped from their own country for political reasons

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Asylum

To request permission to stay in another country to avoid persecution back home

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Persecution

Cruel treatment because of race, religion or political beliefs

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Enforce

Make people obey

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Suspicion

Belief that something may be the case

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Search warrant

Official permission from a judge or magistrate to search a home

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Exceeding the speed limit

Going faster than the permitted speed

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Traffic wardens

Someone whose job is to make certain that people do not leave their cars in illegal places

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Surveillance

The careful watching of a person or place, especially by the police or army, because of a crime that has happened or is expected

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Security forces

Often a name for the army and police working together

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Plain-clothes police

Police who do not wear uniform

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Undercover police

Police who do not wear uniform

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Drug squad

Police specially trained to fight the illegal drug trade

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Anti-corruption squad

Police specially trained to discover and fight bribery/corruption

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Cyber crime

Computer crime

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Phishing

An attempt to trick someone who has an internet bank account into giving information that would allow someone else to take money out of the account