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Retail Trading Act 2008 No 49
Current version for 27 June 2017 to date (accessed 21 September 2017 at 22:22)
Part 4 Section 15
15   Powers of inspectors
(1)  This Act is taken to be industrial relations legislation for the purposes of Part 4 of Chapter 7 of the Industrial Relations Act 1996.
Note.
 The effect of this provision is to confer on inspectors powers under that Part to inspect premises and require the production of records. It is an offence to hinder or obstruct, or fail to comply with a requirement by, an inspector under that Part.
(2)  An inspector may, for the purpose of investigating a possible contravention of this Act or the regulations, require an occupier of a shop to produce for the inspector’s examination, at such time and place as the inspector may specify, specified records indicating hours worked by employees in the shop, business receipts and other information concerning the operation of the shop at particular times.
(2A)  An inspector may, for the purpose of investigating a possible contravention of this Act or the regulations, require a bank or a financial institution within the meaning of Part 3A to produce for the inspector’s examination, at such time and place as the inspector may specify, specified records indicating hours worked by employees in the bank or financial institution, business receipts and other information concerning the operation of the bank or financial institution at particular times.
(3)  A requirement duly made under this section by an inspector is taken to be a requirement made under Part 4 of Chapter 7 of the Industrial Relations Act 1996.