Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 No 103
Historical version for 1 July 2011 to 29 September 2011 (accessed 21 November 2014 at 21:25) Current version

188   Power of entry for tracing stolen motor vehicles or trailers or their parts

(cf Road Transport (General) Act 1999, s 50)

(1)  A police officer authorised to do so by the Commissioner may:
(a)  enter, at any time, any premises or place on which the business of carrying out repairs, resulting from accidents, to damaged motor vehicles or trailers is ordinarily carried on, and
(b)  inspect any motor vehicle or trailer (or part of a motor vehicle or trailer) that is found by the officer in or on those premises or that place for the purpose of ascertaining whether or not it is a stolen motor vehicle or trailer or part.
(2)  A person must not wilfully delay or obstruct a police officer in the exercise of the authority conferred by subsection (1).

Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.

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