323. Requests for assistance.

The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority1 may request any of the following to provide assistance to the Authority or any of its officers:


    (1)     a chief officer of police for a police area in England and Wales;


    (2)     the Director General of the National Crime Agency;


    (3)     a person appointed as an immigration officer2;


    (4)     any other person prescribed or of a prescribed3 description4.

The Authority may make such a request only if it considers that the assistance would facilitate the exercise of any function by the Authority or any of its officers5.

Any of the following persons may request the