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Work Health and Safety Act 2011 No 10
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 19 August 2017 at 11:46)
166   Persons assisting inspectors
(1)  A person (the assistant), including an interpreter, may accompany the inspector entering a workplace under section 165 to assist the inspector if the inspector considers the assistance is necessary.
(2)  The assistant:
(a)  may do the things at the place and in the manner that the inspector reasonably requires to assist the inspector to exercise compliance powers, but
(b)  must not do anything that the inspector does not have power to do, except as permitted under a search warrant.
(3)  Anything done lawfully by the assistant is taken for all purposes to have been done by the inspector.