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Entry procedure

575 Entry procedure

(1) This section applies if an inspector is intending to enter a place under a warrant issued under subdivision 1 .
(2) Before entering the place, the inspector must do or make a reasonable attempt to do the following things—
(a) identify himself or herself to a person who is an occupier of the place and is present by producing the inspector’s identity card or another document evidencing the inspector’s appointment;
(b) give the person a copy of the warrant;
(c) tell the person the inspector is permitted by the warrant to enter the place;
(d) give the person an opportunity to allow the inspector immediate entry to the place without using force.
(3) However, the inspector need not comply with subsection (2) if the inspector believes on reasonable grounds that entry to the place without compliance is required to ensure the execution of the warrant is not frustrated.
(4) In this section—

"warrant" includes a duplicate warrant mentioned in section 573 (3) .

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