Taxi Regulation Act 2013

42.

Search warrant

42. (1) If a judge of the District Court is satisfied by information on oath of an authorised person that there are reasonable grounds for believing that—

(a) evidence of or relating to the commission or intended commission of an offence under this Act is to be found on land or a premises,

(b) a small public service vehicle was used or is intended to be used in the commission of an offence under this Act on land or a premises, or

(c) a record related to anything to which paragraph (a) or (b) refers is or may be on the land or premises,

then the judge may issue a search warrant in relation F42 [ to that land or those premises ].

(2) A search warrant under this section shall be expressed and operate to authorise a named authorised person, accompanied by such authorised persons or other persons as the named authorised person thinks necessary, at any time, within one month from the date of issue of the warrant, on production, if so requested, of the warrant, to enter, using reasonable force if necessary, the land or premises named in the warrant and to exercise all or any of the functions conferred on an authorised person under this Act.