Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000 No 40
72 Receipt for things taken
(1) As soon as reasonably practicable after an inspector takes a thing
under section 60, the inspector must give a receipt for it to the person from
whom it was taken.
(2) However, if for any reason it is not practicable to comply with
subsection (1), the inspector must leave the receipt in a conspicuous position
and in a reasonably secure way at the place where the thing was
(3) The receipt must describe generally each thing taken and its
(4) This section does not apply to a thing if it is impracticable or
would be unreasonable to give the receipt required by this section (given the
thing’s nature, condition and value).