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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998 - SECT 237

Entry and inspection under search warrant

237 Entry and inspection under search warrant

(1) The Secretary or a police officer may apply to an authorised officer for a search warrant if the Secretary or police officer has reasonable grounds for believing that a provision of this Act or the regulations has been or is being contravened at any premises.
(2) An authorised officer to whom such an application is made may issue a search warrant if satisfied that there are reasonable grounds for doing so.
(3) A search warrant authorises the person named in the warrant:
(a) to enter the premises, and
(b) to inspect the premises for evidence of a contravention of this Act or the regulations.



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