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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT 2004 - SECT 99

General powers on entry

An inspector who enters a place under this Division may do any of the following—

        (a)     inspect, examine and make enquiries at the place;

        (b)     inspect and examine any thing (including a document) at the place;

        (c)     bring any equipment or materials to the place that may be required;

        (d)     seize any thing (including a document) at the place that may afford evidence of the commission of an offence against this Act or the regulations;

        (e)     seize any thing at the place for further examination or testing but only if the inspector reasonably believes that the examination or testing is reasonably necessary and cannot be reasonably conducted on site;

        (f)     take photographs or measurements or make sketches or recordings;

        (g)     exercise any other power conferred on the inspector by this Act or the regulations;

        (h)     do any other thing that is reasonably necessary for the purpose of the inspector performing his or her functions or exercising his or her powers under this Act or the regulations.

Note

The powers conferred by this section are limited if all or part of the place is used only for residential purposes (see section 107).

S. 100 (Heading) substituted by No. 48/2017 s. 18(1).



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