221. Powers of authorised officers.

Provision is made for authorised officers to have a power1 to enter any premises2 for the purposes of enforcing provisions3 relating to EU marketing rules4. An authorised officer who has lawfully entered premises for enforcing such provisions may for those purposes:


    (1)     require any person to provide such assistance, information or facilities as the authorised officer may reasonably require5;


    (2)     make any enquiries, observe any activity or process, and take photographs6;


    (3)     inspect and search the premises7;


    (4)     inspect any machinery or equipment, and any other article on the premises8;


    (5)     inspect and take samples of any horticultural produce