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Boarding Houses Act 2012 No 74
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 23 September 2017 at 13:39)
Part 2 Division 4 Section 20
20   Use of force
(1)  Reasonable force may be used for the purpose of gaining entry to any premises under a power conferred by this Division, but only if authorised by the council in accordance with this section.
(2)  The authority of the council:
(a)  must be in writing, and
(b)  must be given in respect of the particular entry concerned, and
(c)  must specify the circumstances which are required to exist before force may be used.