(1) An authorised person may bring on to any premises any equipment reasonably necessary for the examination or processing of documents found at the premises in order to determine whether they are documents that may be seized.
(a) it is not practicable to examine or process the documents at the premises; or
(b) the occupier of the premises consents in writing—
the documents may be moved to another place so that the examination or processing can be carried out in order to determine whether they are documents that may be seized.
(3) The authorised person, or a person assisting the authorised person, may operate equipment already at the premises to carry out the examination or processing of a document found at the premises in order to determine whether it is a document that may be seized, if the authorised person or person assisting believes on reasonable grounds that—
(a) the equipment is suitable for the examination or processing; and
(b) the examination or processing can be carried out without damage to the equipment or the document.
S. 133E inserted by No. 92/2004 s. 35.