Special Economic Measures Act
Marginal note:Peace officers for the purposes of this Act
9 (1) A person having the powers of an officer under the Customs Act, the Excise Act or the Excise Act, 2001 is deemed to be a peace officer for the purposes of this Act and sections 487 to 490, 491.l and 491.2 of the Criminal Code.
Marginal note:Search and seizure
(2) A peace officer may search any building, receptacle or place for anything
(a) in respect of which there are reasonable grounds to believe that any offence against this Act has been committed,
(b) that there are reasonable grounds to believe has been used in the commission of an offence against this Act, or
(c) that there are reasonable grounds to believe will afford evidence with respect to the commission of an offence against this Act
without a warrant if the conditions for obtaining a warrant exist but by reason of exigent circumstances it would be impractical to obtain a warrant, and may seize any such thing found therein.
- 1992, c. 17, s. 9;
- 2002, c. 22, s. 396.
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