Radiation Emitting Devices Act
Marginal note:Powers of inspectors
8 (1) An inspector may at any reasonable time enter, subject to subsection (2), the premises of any manufacturer, distributor or importer of a radiation emitting device in which he believes on reasonable grounds there is a radiation emitting device, or any place in which he believes on reasonable grounds there is a radiation emitting device that is owned by a manufacturer, distributor or importer, and may
(a) examine any radiation emitting device found therein and take it away for further examination;
(b) open and examine any package that the inspector believes on reasonable grounds contains a radiation emitting device and take it away for further examination; and
(c) examine any books, reports, test data, records, shipping bills and bills of lading or other documents or papers found in any premises or place referred to in this subsection that the inspector believes on reasonable grounds contain any information relevant to the enforcement of this Act and make copies thereof or extracts therefrom.
Marginal note:Warrant required to enter dwelling-house
(2) Where a premises or place referred to in subsection (1) is a dwelling-house, an inspector may not enter that dwelling-house without the consent of the occupant, except under the authority of a warrant issued under subsection (3).
Marginal note:Authority to issue warrant
(3) Where a justice of the peace is satisfied by information on oath that the conditions for entry described in subsection (1) exist, he may issue a warrant under his hand authorizing an inspector to enter that dwelling-house.
Marginal note:Assistance to inspectors
(4) The owner or person in charge of a place entered by an inspector pursuant to subsection (1) and every person found in that place shall give the inspector all reasonable assistance to enable the inspector to carry out his duties and functions under this Act and shall furnish the inspector with any information he may reasonably require with respect to the administration of this Act.
(5) A radiation emitting device taken away pursuant to paragraph (1)(a) or (b) shall not be detained after the expiration of ninety days from the day it was taken away unless, before that time, proceedings have been instituted in respect of a contravention of this Act, in which case the device may be detained until the proceedings are finally concluded.
- R.S., c. 34(1st Supp.), s. 8
- 1984, c. 23, s. 3
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