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Boarding Houses Act 2012 No 74
Current version for 31 October 2018 to date (accessed 22 August 2019 at 08:07)
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.