Independent Commission Against Corruption Act 1988 No 35
40 Issue of search warrant
(1) An authorised officer to whom an application is made under
subsection (4) may issue a search warrant if satisfied that there are
reasonable grounds for doing so.
(2) The Commissioner, on application made to the Commissioner under
subsection (4), may issue a search warrant if the Commissioner thinks fit in
the circumstances and if satisfied that there are reasonable grounds for doing
(3) Search warrants should, as far as practicable, be issued by
authorised officers, but nothing in this subsection affects the discretion of
the Commissioner to issue them.
(4) An officer of the Commission may apply to an authorised officer or
the Commissioner for a search warrant if the officer has reasonable grounds
for believing that there is in or on any premises a document or other thing
connected with any matter that is being investigated under this Act or that
such a document or other thing may, within the next following 72 hours, be
brought into or onto the premises.