Plant Protection Act

Version of section 25 from 2002-12-31 to 2015-02-26:

Marginal note:Inspection
  •  (1) For the purpose of detecting pests or ensuring compliance with this Act and the regulations, an inspector may

    • (a) subject to section 26, at any reasonable time, enter and inspect any place, or stop any conveyance, in which the inspector believes on reasonable grounds there is any thing in respect of which this Act or the regulations apply;

    • (b) open any receptacle, baggage, package, cage or other thing that the inspector believes on reasonable grounds contains any thing in respect of which this Act or the regulations apply;

    • (c) examine any thing in respect of which this Act or the regulations apply and take samples of it;

    • (d) require any person to produce for inspection or copying, in whole or in part, any record or other document that the inspector believes on reasonable grounds contains any information relevant to the administration of this Act or the regulations; and

    • (e) conduct any tests or analyses or take any measurements.

  • Marginal note:Operation of data processing and copying equipment

    (2) In carrying out an inspection at any place under this section, an inspector may

    • (a) use or cause to be used any data processing system at the place to examine any data contained in or available to the system;

    • (b) reproduce any record or cause it to be reproduced from the data in the form of a print-out or other intelligible output and take the print-out or other output for examination or copying; and

    • (c) use or cause to be used any copying equipment at the place to make copies of any record or other document.

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