Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 No 156
Current version for 14 May 2020 to date (accessed 9 August 2020 at 19:20)
Chapter 7 Part 7.4 Section 202
202   Compensation
The EPA or other regulatory authority that appoints an authorised officer must compensate all interested parties for any damage caused by the authorised officer in exercising a power of entering premises (but not any damage caused by the exercise of any other power), unless the occupier obstructed or hindered the authorised officer in the exercise of the power of entry.