What happens during an inspection

Officers will introduce themselves on arrival at the premises and will produce authorisation and identification.

An officer has specific powers which they may utilise during the inspection, these include:

  • Entering the premises at any reasonable time
  • Carry out examinations and investigations
  • Take measurements, photographs and samples
  • Take possession of articles or substances
  • Require people to give accurate information and take statements from them
  • Inspect and copy any relevant documents.

Last updated: 11.53am on Monday 13 November 2017

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