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Inspection of specimen collection centres

  (1)   A person authorised in writing by the Minister for the purposes of this section (in this section called an authorised person ) may at any reasonable time:

  (a)   enter and inspect:

  (i)   the premises occupied or to be occupied by a specimen collection centre in respect of which an application for an approval has been made; or

  (ii)   the premises occupied by an approved collection centre; and

  (b)   inspect, copy, or make copies of, any books, documents or records on the premises that relate to the operation or the intended operation of the centre.

  (2)   The authorised person:

  (a)   must have the Minister's authorisation with him or her when entering the premises; and

  (b)   on request, must show the authorisation to any employee or representative of the approved pathology authority operating or intending to operate the specimen collection centre who is then on the premises.

  (3)   Any person who hinders or prevents an authorised person from doing anything that he or she is authorised to do under subsection   (1) commits an offence punishable, on conviction, by imprisonment for a period not exceeding 6 months.

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