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General inspectors

S. 18(1) amended by No. 65/2007 s. 92(2).

    (1)     The following persons are general inspectors

S. 18(1)(a) amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 129.2).

        (a)     any police officer; and

        (b)     any person who is—

S. 18(1)(b)(i) amended by No. 68/1987 s. 27, substituted by Nos 115/1994 s. 142(Sch. 2 item 6), 60/2012 s. 35(1).

              (i)     employed under Part 3 of the Public Administration Act 2004 ; or

S. 18(1)(b)(ii) amended by No. 69/2004 s. 50.

              (ii)     a full-time or part-time officer of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

and who is approved as a general inspector by the Minister in writing; and

S. 18(1)(c) amended by Nos 77/1995 s. 16, 22/1996 s. 18(a)(b), 65/2007 s. 92(3)(4), 60/2012 s. 35(2).

        (c)     any person who is an authorised officer under section 72 of the Domestic Animals Act 1994 and who is approved as a general inspector by the Minister in writing, but only in respect of an alleged offence committed or a circumstance occurring in the municipal district for which that person is an authorised officer; and

S. 18(1)(d) inserted by No. 60/2012 s. 35(3).

        (d)     any person appointed as a general inspector under a declaration made under section 20A.

S. 18(2) amended by No. 65/2007 s. 92(5).

    (2)     An approval as a general inspector remains in force for a period—

        (a)     specified in the approval; and

        (b)     of not more than three years expiring on 30 June in the year that it ceases to have force.

S. 18(3) amended by No. 65/2007 s. 92(5).

    (3)     The Minister may cancel an approval as a general inspector.

S. 18A inserted by No. 77/1995 s. 17.

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