300. Powers of wildlife inspectors.

300.     Powers of wildlife inspectors.

A wildlife inspector1 may, at any reasonable time and (if required to do so) upon producing evidence of his authority2:


    (1)     enter and inspect any premises:


      (a)     for the purpose of ascertaining whether a Group 1 offence relating to wild birds3 is being, or has been, committed on those premises; or


      (b)     for the purpose of verifying any statement or representation made, or document or information supplied, by an occupier4 in connection with an application for, or the holding of, a Group 1 licence5, or ascertaining whether any condition to which a