(1) An industry training officer may apply to an authorised officer for a search warrant if the officer has reasonable grounds for believing that a provision of this Act or the regulations is being or has been contravened in or on any premises or place.(2) An authorised 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 industry training officer named in the warrant:(a) to enter the premises or place, and(b) to search the premises or place for evidence of a contravention of this Act or the regulations.(3) Division 4 of Part 5 of the Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 applies to a search warrant issued under this section.(4) Without limiting the generality of section 71 of the Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002, a police officer:(a) may accompany an industry training officer executing a search warrant issued under this section, and(b) may take all reasonable steps to assist an industry training officer in the exercise of the officer’s functions under this section.(5) An industry training officer who is not a public servant does not have, and may not exercise, the powers conferred by this section.(6) In this section:
authorised officer has the same meaning as it has in the Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002.