An inspector may enter any premises at any time, but only with the consent of the occupier of the premises.
An inspector who enters premises under this Division may with the consent of the occupier:(a) inspect the premises and any article, matter or thing on the premises related to plumbing and drainage work, and(b) for the purpose of an inspection, open any ground, remove any flooring and take such measures as may be necessary to ascertain the character and condition of the premises and of any pipe, sewer, drain or fitting, and(c) take measurements, make surveys and take levels and, for those purposes, dig trenches, break up the soil and set up any posts, stakes or marks, and(d) take samples or photographs in connection with any inspection, and(e) take into or onto the premises any persons, equipment and materials the inspector reasonably requires for exercising a function under this Part.
(1) A person must not, without reasonable excuse, hinder or obstruct an inspector in the exercise of a function under this Division.
Maximum penalty: 100 penalty units in the case of an individual or 200 penalty units in the case of a corporation.(2) A person is not guilty of an offence under this section unless it is established that, if requested to do so at the material time, the inspector produced for inspection the identification card issued to the inspector under this Part.