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OFFSHORE PETROLEUM AND GREENHOUSE GAS STORAGE ACT 2010 - SECT 659

Entry into residential premises

    (1)     A greenhouse gas project inspector may exercise powers under section 658(2)(d) to enter residential premises only—

        (a)     in accordance with a warrant issued under section 662; or

        (b)     after obtaining the consent of the occupier of the premises.

    (2)     If—

        (a)     a greenhouse gas project inspector enters residential premises in accordance with a warrant issued under section 662; and

        (b)     the occupier of the premises is present at the premises—

the greenhouse gas project inspector must make available to the occupier a copy of the warrant or a copy of the form of the warrant.

    (3)     Before obtaining the consent of a person as mentioned in subsection (1)(b), a greenhouse gas project inspector must inform the person that the person may refuse consent.

    (4)     A consent of a person is not effective for the purposes of subsection (1) unless the consent is voluntary.



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