(1) A police officer may, at any time of the day or night, enter the premises of a master licensee under the Security Industry Act 1997 who is licensed under this Act to possess firearms for the conduct of a security business and inspect that master licensee’s firearms and the security and safe storage of those firearms.(2) A police officer conducting an inspection under this section is authorised to enter any part of the premises where firearms are being stored (including a part of a building used for residential purposes) and any part of the premises required to give access to those areas.(3) A person must not obstruct, hinder, prevent or interfere with a police officer in the exercise of a power under this section.
Maximum penalty (subsection (3)): 50 penalty units.(4) A reference in this section to a master licensee under the Security Industry Act 1997 includes a reference to the holder of a visitor permit authorised under that Act to carry out security activities of a kind authorised by a master licence.