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(1)When carrying out an inspection under section 103, WRA has the following powers.
(2)On entering the business premises, WRA may—
(a)if it has grounds for believing that the carrying out of the inspection may be seriously obstructed, be accompanied by a constable, and
(b)be accompanied by a person authorised by WRA.
(3)WRA may make such examination or investigation as it considers to be necessary in the circumstances.
(4)WRA may direct that the premises or any part of them, or anything in them, be left undisturbed (either generally or in particular respects) for so long as is necessary for the purposes of any such examination or investigation.
(5)WRA, or a person accompanying WRA, may take samples of material from the premises.
(6)The power to take samples includes power—
(a)to carry out experimental borings or other works on the premises, and
(b)to install, keep or maintain monitoring and other apparatus on the premises.
(7)Any sample taken under subsection (5) is to be disposed of in such manner as WRA may determine.
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