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Canada Consumer Product Safety Act

Version of section 22 from 2023-01-14 to 2023-09-13:

Marginal note:Warrant or consent required to enter dwelling-house

  •  (1) If the place mentioned in subsection 21(1) is a dwelling-house, an inspector may not enter it without the consent of the occupant except under the authority of a warrant issued under subsection (2).

  • Marginal note:Authority to issue warrant

    (2) A justice of the peace may, on ex parte application, issue a warrant authorizing, subject to the conditions specified in the warrant, the person who is named in it to enter a dwelling-house if the justice of the peace is satisfied by information on oath that

    • (a) the dwelling-house is a place described in subsection 21(1);

    • (b) entry to the dwelling-house is necessary for the purposes referred to in subsection 21(1); and

    • (c) entry to the dwelling-house was refused or there are reasonable grounds to believe that it will be refused or to believe that consent to entry cannot be obtained from the occupant.

  • Marginal note:Use of force

    (3) In executing a warrant issued under subsection (2), the inspector may not use force unless they are accompanied by a peace officer and the use of force is authorized in the warrant.

  • Marginal note:Means of telecommunication

    (4) An application for a warrant under subsection (2) may be submitted, and the warrant may be issued, by a means of telecommunication and section 487.1 of the Criminal Code applies for those purposes with any necessary modifications.

  • 2010, c. 21, s. 22
  • 2022, c. 17, s. 71
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