Food Production (Safety) Act 1998 No 128
25 Search warrants
(1) An authorised officer may apply to an authorised justice for a search warrant if the authorised officer has reasonable grounds for believing that a provision of this Act or the regulations has been or is being contravened on premises.
(2) An authorised justice to whom an application is made under this section may, if satisfied that there are reasonable grounds for doing so, issue a search warrant authorising the authorised officer named in the warrant, when accompanied by a police officer:
(a) to enter the premises concerned, and
(b) to search the premises for evidence of a contravention of this Act or the regulations.
(3) Part 3 of the Search Warrants Act 1985 applies to a search warrant issued under this section.
(4) In this section, authorised justice and premises have the same meanings as in the Search Warrants Act 1985.