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Inspecting officer's general powers

13 Inspecting officer's general powers

(1) For the purposes of an inspection under this Part of an eligible authority's records, the inspecting officer:
(a) may, after notifying the chief officer of the authority, enter at any reasonable time premises occupied by the authority, and
(b) is entitled to have full and free access at all reasonable times to all records of the authority, and
(c) despite any other law, is entitled to make copies of, and to take extracts from, records of the authority, and
(d) may require an officer of the authority to give the inspecting officer such information as the inspecting officer considers necessary, being information that is in the officer's possession, or to which the officer has access, and that is relevant to the inspection.
(2) The chief officer of an eligible authority must ensure that the authority's officers provide to the inspecting officer such assistance in connection with the exercise of the inspecting officer's functions under this Part as the inspecting officer reasonably requires.

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