(1) Application for search warrant
An authorised officer may apply to an issuing officer for the issue of a search warrant if the authorised officer believes on reasonable grounds that a provision of or made under this Act is being or has been contravened at any premises.(2) Issue of search warrant
An issuing officer to whom such an application is made may, if satisfied that there are reasonable grounds for doing so, issue a search warrant authorising an authorised officer named in the warrant:(a) to enter the premises, and(b) to exercise any function of an authorised officer under this Division.(3) Application of Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002
Division 4 of Part 5 of the Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 applies to a search warrant issued under this section.(4) Definition
In this section:
issuing officer means an authorised officer within the meaning of the Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002.