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Contents (2011 - 10)
Work Health and Safety Act 2011 No 10
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 17 December 2017 at 15:15)
175   Power to seize evidence etc
(1)  An inspector who enters a workplace under this Part may:
(a)  seize anything (including a document) at the place if the inspector reasonably believes the thing is evidence of an offence against this Act, or
(b)  take and remove for analysis, testing or examination a sample of any substance or thing without paying for it.
(2)  An inspector who enters a place with a search warrant may seize the evidence for which the warrant was issued.
(3)  An inspector may also seize anything else at the place if the inspector reasonably believes:
(a)  the thing is evidence of an offence against this Act, and
(b)  the seizure is necessary to prevent the thing being hidden, lost or destroyed or used to continue or repeat the offence.