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Powers of inspectors while on premises

    The inspector may exercise one or more of the following powers while on the premises:

  (a)   inspect any work, process or object;

  (b)   interview any person;

  (c)   require a person to tell the inspector who has custody of, or access to, a record or document;

  (d)   require a person who has the custody of, or access to, a record or document to produce the record or document to the inspector either while the inspector is on the premises, or within a specified period;

  (e)   inspect, and make copies of, any record or document that:

  (i)   is kept on the premises; or

  (ii)   is accessible from a computer that is kept on the premises;

  (f)   take samples of any goods or substances in accordance with any procedures prescribed by the regulations.

Note:   See also sections   713, 713A and 714 (which deal with self - incrimination and produced documents etc.).

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