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Issue of warrant

148 Issue of warrant

(1) The magistrate may issue the warrant for the place only if the magistrate is satisfied there are reasonable grounds for suspecting that there is at the place, or will be at the place within the next 7 days, a particular thing or activity that may provide evidence of an offence against this Act.
(2) The warrant must state—
(a) the place to which the warrant applies; and
(b) that an inspector may with necessary and reasonable help and force—
(i) enter the place and any other place necessary for entry to the place; and
(ii) exercise the inspector’s powers; and
(c) particulars of the offence that the magistrate considers appropriate; and
(d) the name of the person suspected of having committed the offence unless the name is unknown or the magistrate considers it inappropriate to state the name; and
(e) the evidence that may be seized under the warrant; and
(f) the hours of the day or night when the place may be entered; and
(g) the magistrate’s name; and
(h) the day and time of the warrant’s issue; and
(i) the day, within 14 days after the warrant’s issue, the warrant ends.

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