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PUBLIC HEALTH (TOBACCO) ACT 2008 - SECT 44

Powers of inspectors to enter premises

44 Powers of inspectors to enter premises

(1) For the purposes of this Act, an inspector may, at any reasonable time, do any one or more of the following--
(a) alone, or with such other persons as the inspector considers necessary, enter and inspect any premises,
(b) examine and inspect any apparatus or equipment in any premises,
(c) take such photographs, films and audio, video and other recordings as the inspector considers necessary,
(d) for the purpose of analysis, take samples of any thing to determine whether the provisions of this Act and the regulations are being complied with in relation to the premises,
(e) take samples of any thing, other than for the purpose of analysis, that the inspector reasonably believes may be used as evidence that an offence has been, or is being, committed under this Act or the regulations,
(f) require records or documents to be produced for inspection,
(g) examine, inspect and copy any such records or documents and, for that purpose, take away and retain (for such time as may, for that purpose, be reasonably necessary) any such records or documents.
(2) An inspector who enters any premises in accordance with this section that he or she is not otherwise entitled to enter (unless under the authority of a search warrant) is not to remain on the premises if, on request by the occupier of the premises, the inspector does not produce his or her certificate of authority.
(3) This section does not authorise entry into any part of premises that is being used solely for residential purposes, except--
(a) with the consent of the occupier of the premises, or
(b) under the authority of a search warrant.



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