Swimming Pools Act 1992 No 49
27 Authorised officers may be appointed
(1) Each local authority may appoint:(a) any of its employees, andto be authorised officers for the purposes of this Act.(b) with the approval of the Secretary or any other person employed in the Department of Finance, Services and Innovation designated by the Secretary—any other persons,(2) A local authority must issue a certificate of identification to each authorised officer appointed by it.(3) A police officer is, by virtue of his or her office as such, an authorised officer for the purposes of this Act.(4) An authorised officer has such functions as are conferred or imposed on authorised officers by or under this Act.(5) An authorised officer appointed by a local authority may not exercise any functions under this Act outside the local authority’s area.(6) An authorised officer (other than a police officer) who is exercising functions conferred by this Act in respect of any premises must, on demand made by any person in or on the premises, produce his or her certificate of identification for inspection by that person.