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Powers of inspectors while on premises

                   The inspector may exercise one or more of the following powers while on the premises:

                     (a)  inspect any work, process or object;

                     (b)  interview any person;

                     (c)  require a person to tell the inspector who has custody of, or access to, a record or document;

                     (d)  require a person who has the custody of, or access to, a record or document to produce the record or document to the inspector either while the inspector is on the premises, or within a specified period;

                     (e)  inspect, and make copies of, any record or document that:

                              (i)  is kept on the premises; or

                             (ii)  is accessible from a computer that is kept on the premises;

                      (f)  take samples of any goods or substances in accordance with any procedures prescribed by the regulations.

Note:          See also sections 713, 713A and 714 (which deal with self-incrimination and produced documents etc.).

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