State Emergency and Rescue Management Act 1989 No 165
Current version for 27 November 2013 to date (accessed 26 November 2014 at 11:17)
Part 2Division 4Section 37F

37F   Authority to enter premises

(1)  A power conferred to enter premises, or to take action on premises, may not be exercised unless the person proposing to exercise the power is in possession of an authority and produces the authority if required to do so by the owner or occupier of the premises.
(2)  The authority must be a written authority that:
(a)  states that it is issued under this Act, and
(b)  gives the name of the person to whom it is issued, and
(c)  describes the nature of the powers conferred and the source of the powers, and
(d)  states the date (if any) on which it expires, and
(e)  describes the kind of premises to which the power extends, and
(f)  bears the signature of the Minister or the emergency services officer who issued the direction under section 37A.
(3)  However, despite subsections (1) and (2), a police officer exercising a power to enter premises, or to take action on premises, must produce his or her warrant card if required to do so by the owner or occupier of the premises in lieu of an authority.
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